Water Cart Booking Request Form
Tap Into Sustainability at your next community event with the CRD's mobile drinking water cart.  Offer your participants, volunteers and staff clean, safe, cold and delicious local drinking water with this refill station. Encourage everyone to BYORB - bring your own reusable bottle to reduce event waste and save energy!

Please note: Your event must be within the Capital Regional District (CRD), connected to the Sooke Lake Reservoir water supply and be accessible to a municipal potable water source and power source. Event times must be a minimum of four (4) hours.

The water cart will be staffed with CRD personnel at all times. There are no rental costs for the water cart and CRD brings this outreach tool to your event free of any registration or event fees.

Please complete and submit the following applicationat least two (2) months before your event date.  Once your application has been received and reviewed, you will be contacted. If available, a site inspection will be scheduled to identify the water cart location, water and power source. A water sample will be collected and tested after this meeting prior to your event. Should the sample not pass, although rare, the water cart will not be available. You may also print the application form to complete and fax to 250.360.3079 or email to abell@crd.bc.ca

“The CRD reserves the right to cancel your Water Cart booking without notice if the Water Cart becomes unavailable for any reason. In no case will the CRD be liable for any costs, losses, expenses or damages resulting from your booking or use of the Water Cart.”

Event Information
(minimum 4 hour event)
Which municipality within the CRD is the event taking place in?
*Is there a drinking water fountain on the premises?
*Will there be bottled water sales through concession or vendors?
Is this a licensed event (for alcohol sales)?
Is there a cost for CRD to participate in this event?

Permits, Water and Electrical Information
*Has an event permit application been made?
(a copy may be requested)
Do you have authorization to use an on-site potable water source (e.g. tap, hose bib)?
(the CRD is not responsible for costs incurred - Water source must not come from irrigation)
Is the event coordinator responsible for water approval?
A standard, grounded 3-prong outlet is required. Is this present on-site and do you have authorization for the electrical source?
(the CRD is not responsible for costs incurred. The water cart draws 120volts)

Location for the Water Cart
The location for the water cart must: - be LEVEL - have access to POWER and a WATER SOURCE - and measure 10' x 10'. Does your location meet these criteria?
Is the water cart location accessible by vehicle?
*If a multiple day event, will on-site security be provided?
Will the water cart be outdoors?
Is there on-site parking for the cart trailer for the duration of the event?
To help protect the water cart, will space allow for a 10' x 10' tent and will one be provided?
What surface will the water cart be on?
Does the location or a nearby location accomodate spills or emptying?
(can not exceed 150 feet)
(can not exceed 150 feet)

Personal information contained on this form is collected under the authority of the Local Government Act and is subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The personal information will be used for purposes directly associated with this request form. Inquiries about the collection or use of information in this form can be directed to Angelina Bell, Events Coordinator Capital Regional District 250.474.9696.

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