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Water Quality

There is currently no Water Quality Advisory for the City of Kelowna Water Utility.

The City measures turbidity levels on an ongoing basis.

Today's Turbidity Index

Rating: Good

Turbidity levels, the concentration of
suspended particles in water, are rated as follows:


<  1 NTU


1 - 5 NTU


>  5 NTU

Find out more about turbidity. 

If you wish to receive automatic email updates on water quality, visit the Kelowna Joint Water Committee's website at  to register.

Source-to-Tap Program

Water Lab workLocal health authorities have described the City of Kelowna Water Utility’s “source to tap” program as one of the best in British Columbia.

The water utility supplies water to more than 65,000 residents and more than 1,700 industrial, commercial and institutional properties in north, central and south Kelowna. The raw water source is Okanagan Lake.

Committed to protecting public, environmental and economic health, the utility’s source-to-tap water management approach includes watershed protection, water quality monitoring, treatment, distribution system maintenance, cross-connection control and water-use efficiency.


The City of Kelowna Water Utility is one of five water purveyors in Kelowna. For water quality information pertaining to their systems, contact:

Black Mountain Irrigation District
Glenmore-Ellison Improvement District
Rutland Waterworks District
South East Kelowna Irrigation District

or visit the Kelowna Joint Water Committee website at

Contact Us

To Report a Water Problem

For general information, call 250 469-8475 or email

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