COVID - 19
The Board of Trustees and Staff of the Cobble Hill Improvement District (CHID) sincerely hope that each and every one of you is staying healthy in these uncertain times. Much has been published concerning protocols for working and staying safe during this pandemic, and the CHID strongly recommends following the directions from our Provincial and Federal Medical Health Officers.
CHID business is carrying on as usual. The exception is the Board is communicating and making decisions via electronic means. Staff continue to carry out their full duties in accordance with physical distancing orders. A temporary provisional operations policy setting out measures for the Covid-19 pandemic emergency response has been adopted. The Board is satisfied that operations are in good order.
It is recognized that there are many sources of information that are particularly valuable for waterworks providers. For this reason, the following COVID-19 information has been compiled for your reference.
Improvement Districts to Postpone Annual General Meetings (AGM)
On March 27, 2020, in keeping with the Ministry of Health's physical distancing order, the province directed that all improvement districts postpone their AGMs and elections until the Provincial Health Officer gives advice that the COVID-19 pandemic no longer poses a threat to public health.
Continuity of Operations for Water Systems
On April 9, 2020, the Provincial Health Officer issued a memo regarding “Temporary Measures to Ensure Continuity of Operations for Water Systems in British Columbia under the Drinking Water Protection Act”, giving guidance about operations for water suppliers and drinking water operators during the public health emergency.
BC Groundwater Association
Government Of Canada