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Streetlights in the District of Clearwater

There are two kinds of streetlights within the District of Clearwater: streetlights owned and maintained by the District and streetlights owned and maintained by BC Hydro (billed back to the municipality).

Streetlights located at Blair Place and part of Murtle Crescent are District-owned; all others are BC Hydro lights.

District-owned streetlight

BC Hydro streetlights

When a streetlight is not working

It is important for road and pedestrian safety that street lights are always working. If you discover a dark streetlight, please report it to us.

To report a streetlight issue, please do one of the following:

  1. Complete a request form. This is a fast and easy way to report a streetlight that stopped working OR
  2. Email Public Works at publicworks@docbc.ca OR
  3. Call 250.674.2257

The following information is required with your submission:

  1. The physical address closest to the broken street light (house number and street name);
  2. If sending an email, please include contact information so you can be contacted if there is further information required.

Please know that after receiving your submission, we will inform BC Hydro with the request for repair. It may take up to 10 business days to have it fixed.

Thank you for your assistance in keeping our citizens safe!