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Restrictions and Notices

Current status for:
- outdoor burning
- water quality
- water restrictions

Water conservation

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The Gillies Bay Improvement District (GBID) is a local government authority responsible for providing Waterworks, Fire Protection and Street Lighting to properties within the district’s boundaries. The GBID was incorporated by Letters Patent on July 23, 1963.

The Gillies Bay Improvement District has been providing the residents of Gillies Bay with clean, potable water, fire protection services, and street lighting, for over 50 years.

GBID currently provides water from Cranby Lake to the township of Gillies Bay, servicing a population of approximately 300 residents.

Fire Protection  by Gillies Bay Fire Department (GBFD) covers a larger area. GBFD assists Van Anda’s Fire Department when necessary. 

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Recent Updates



BOIL WATER NOTICE now in effect, as well as increased water restrictions. Vegetable gardens and fruit trees can still be watered. Hand watering only for ornamental shrubs, flowers, and trees. Sprinkler watering is banned, and Read more…