The Coastal Water Suppliers Association (formerly known as the Vancouver Island Water Distributors) has serviced Coastal and Vancouver Island water purveyors since 1971, and has been providing ongoing support and awareness to Coastal Water Suppliers and their associates by working in partnership with related Ministry agencies and water related organizations.

Membership is open to Improvement Districts, Municipalities, Regional Districts, private water purveyors as full voting members and to consultants, individuals and companies that provide goods or services to the water supply industry as associate non-voting members.

The association currently represents 57 water suppliers and 22 associate members in the Vancouver Island and Coastal BC region.


  • Encourage cooperation and information sharing
  • Represent concerns and interests to government
  • Provide training opportunities