GW Solutions was retained by David Nairne & Associates Ltd (DNA) to carry out a groundwater exploration program with the construction and testing of a new production well for the Bonaparte IR #3. GW Solutions understands the new water supply and distribution system that is to be constructed through 2016 – 2017 requires a second production well as per Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) requirements.
Yellow Point Ventures is developing Phase 2 of the proposed subdivision at 3850 Yellow Point Road, Cedar, BC. Phase 2 involves the development of six news lots ranging in size from 2 hectares to 10 hectares each with an individual water source.
The objectives of GW Solutions’ work have been to:
Meet the quantity and quality requirements as outlined by the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) Bylaw 1215 Section 8.3 (b) that states:
GW Solutions, when completing a new 12-inch production well (PW7-2015-GWS-12In) at the Conuma River hatchery, observed that some of the wells (Well #1 to Well #6) were not being used to their full capacity. Hence, GW Solutions proposed to assess the aquifer underlying the Conuma River hatchery.
This assessment by GW Solutions included the following tasks:
Carry out a topographic survey to determine well head elevations;
GW Solutions was commissioned in 2011 by the BC Comptroller, Water Allocation and Utility Regulation Section, to assess the Woodley Range Water Works; a private water utility located on a rocky hill, south of Nanaimo Airport, on the east coast of Vancouver Island.
Six (6) bedrock wells were drilled in the early 1990s and a water system was designed and rated in 1993 through 1996 to supply a residential subdivision. In 2009 and 2010, Woodley Range expe...