This page contains information regarding daily water flows, water sampling reports, and other important information related to the District of Tofino water supply.
See District of Tofino Water Use and Conservation Bylaw 1224, 2016 for information about the following:
- Water Use Regulations
- Water Conservation Stages
Daily Water Flow Rates
The links below provide access to the daily water flow rates for the Bay Street Pump House and the Ahkmahksis Water Treatment Plant by year and month.
Please contact us for archived Water Consumption data.
Water Sampling Results
All water suppliers in British Colombia are required to monitor water that reaches consumers for total coliform bacteria and Escherichia coli (E.coli) regularly. The monitoring is one part of a comprehensive approach to safe drinking water.
- The presence of E. coli in a water sample indicates that bacteria capable of causing illness may be present in the water system.
- The presence of total coliform bacteria may indicate a breakdown in the treatment process, or growth in the distribution system.
Interpreting Sample Reports
Results of drinking water sampling are reported using the following coding system:
- L1 Less than 1 (no detectable bacteria) – Meaning: No bacteria present
- OG Overgrown – Meaning: Too many background bacteria to give an accurate count
- EST Estimated Count
- A Sample not tested; Too long in transit
- C Sample leaked/broken in transit
- D Sample not tested; No collection date given
- T Sample submitted unsatisfactory. Exceeded 30 hours holding time, please resample.
- NS No sample received with requisition
If you have questions or want more information regarding your water system, call your local Environmental Health Office.