Close Alerts

CloseClose Alerts


If you are not in the area, please avoid visiting Sayward at this time.  Currently there are no critical infrastructure or residential homes impacted or at risk. Fire is believed to be human-caused.

Updates will be sent out as our regional Emergency Operation Centre receives them from the BC Wildfire Service via the SRD Alertable notification system.

Sign up at SRD.CA/ALERTS


As an essential service provider, the SRD operates and maintains service delivery that is crucial to the well-being of residents

The following services are provided by the SRD Engineering Department:

  • Sewer (Electoral Area C)- The SRD owns and operates the Quathiaski Cove Sanitary Sewerage System on the west side of Quadra Island, at Quathiaski Cove.
  • Water (Electoral Area D) –  The SRD owns and maintains the Electoral Area D Water Service which provides high quality drinking water to approximately 1,135 homes and businesses from the Jubilee Parkway to York Road.
  • Solid Waste (Electoral Area A & B) –  The SRD provides solid waste services to residents living in the Sayward Valley (Electoral Area A) through the Comox Strathcona Waste Management) and on Cortes island (Electoral Area B).

For up-to-date information from Comox Strathcona Waste Management, click HERE or contact with your questions.

Engineering Bylaws:

Contacts – Engineering Service: