Under regulations in an otherwise commendable piece of new legislation – the Water Sustainability Act – the B.C. government will begin charging companies a small fee to access the provinces groundwater. (Now it is free.)
Do we pay for water in Vancouver?
With a water meter, you only pay for the water you use. By using and wasting less water, you help conserve our drinking water supply so our region doesnt have to: Enlarge our existing water-reservoir dams, costing money and impacting our wild spaces. Find new water sources.
Why is Hydro so expensive in BC?
There are many reasons why your bill could be higher than expected. The type of heating system in your home, building or facility, how it was constructed, as well as changes in your behaviour (such as doing more laundry, cooking more often), all factor into your overall electricity use.
What is the electric current in homes in BC?
Vancouver and the rest of Canada uses the same electricity voltage as in the United States, which is 110V. If youre coming from a country with different shaped pins, youll need to bring a plug converter with you.