We do cleanings for the residential, institutional and small commercial market. Below please find our pricing for residential customers:

Cistern Cleaning Cost

We often get asked why the cistern cleaning cost is different depending on where the customer is located. The reason for that is the considerable amount of time it takes to get to and from a job site. We service areas where ferries (and lining up to board them) is a daily fact of life. Furthermore, we never really know how long it will take to clean a cistern. We charge a flat fee per cistern rather than a per hour fee, so we can take the time necessary to do an amazing job for you!

Note: If the water condition is extremely dirty, it is sometimes necessary/preferred by the customer to not only clean the cistern, but also drain the remaining water after the cleaning. In such circumstances we can do a “clean & drain” rather than a regular cleaning. If you know already that you would like us to do this service, please let us know ahead of time, whether you order online or via phone. There won’t be an additional cost, but we have to take extra equipment.

Please refer to the table below for cistern cleaning costs in your area: (all prices include ferries and travel)

Service AreaCistern Cleaning*HP**Accommodation
Central VI$449 - $649$40N/A
North-Central VI$649 - $749$40extra if needed
North VI$749 - $949$40extra if needed
South VI$649 - $749$40extra if needed
Tofino/Ucluelet$949$40extra if needed
Gulf Islands$549 - $949$40extra if needed

* All prices plus GST

Service Area

Our service area currently covers Vancouver Island (VI) and the Gulf Islands of British Columbia, Canada. We have also serviced clients in the lower Vancouver, BC mainland. As our equipment is designed to be light-weight & portable, we are able to offer a fly-in/fly-out as well as a boat-in/boat-out service to very remote areas and areas not serviced by BC Ferries within British Columbia, Canada.

If you cannot find your area on the list above, please contact us via phone or email (or fill out one of our online forms).

*Cistern Cleaning

Prices shown are for a full cleaning of a cistern up to 2000 imperial gallons in size. Larger cisterns are pro-rated. For extra-large cisterns (up to 40,000 gallons) or reservoirs (up to 2 million gallons), please contact us for a quotation.


Disinfection with Hydrogen Peroxide is available upon request. Charge of $40 is per 1,000 gallons of treated water. Minimum charge $40. Disinfection of cisterns and cistern content is only available in conjunction with a cistern cleaning and at the same time of the cistern cleaning.


To save our customers cost, we try to avoid the need for accommodation. If accommodation should be required, cost is extra if not provided by customer.

Payment Options

We accept e-transfer, cash, cheques and all major credit cards (a 2.4% surcharge will apply for credit card payments).

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