Small Utilities - supply, treatment, conveyance, storage and distribution of water for the Grindrod area.
- The Grindrod Water System (GRW) was built in 1998 and services the community of Grindrod within Electoral Area ""F"".
- The Manager, Small Utilities is responsible for the management of GRW and overseeing operations.
- A contract operator is employed to complete day to day operations and is required to respond 24/7 to emergencies, with a backup available to respond when necessary.
- GRW is supplied from an intake on the Shuswap River and the water is treated with a packaged water treatment plant providing coagulation and filtration. The water is chlorinated and then directed to a 240 m3 (63,400 USgal) reservoir under the pump house for storage before being pumped to the distribution system. The distribution system is pressurized with pumps.