About Coastal Utilities Solutions

About Coastal Utilities Solutions

Coastal utilities solutions was founded by James and Morgan Barnes. We are a family owned and operated company, with a dedication for workmanship and always adhering to the strict health guidelines and procedures to ensure potable water to your families home or place of business. Coastal utilities solutions have over 20 years in municipal water distribution and maintenance, and hold water distribution certification with the duty to always safeguard drinking water.


To be a modern, customer focused water utility business providing outstanding solutions for our customers and the community. At Coastal Utilities Solutions our continued growth and future success is founded on strong organizational values that guide actions, decisions and behaviors

​Mission Statement

We serve our customers by providing outstanding services and communication throughout the entire project. At Coastal Utilities Solutions we strive to maintain and enhance the quality and relationships of our customers. We have full liability insurance, WCB coverage and occupational first aid training.


Transparent: Open and honest communication of our business activities.

Respectful: Build sound relationships with our staff & clients by embracing diversity, acting responsibly and doing what is right.

Understanding: Confidant in the knowledge and ability of our people to meet the challenges of the water and wastewater industry. Continuously learn current trends and innovative technologies and/or processes in our industry.

Safety: Deliver safe potable water to our customers, the communities we serve, and the environment.

​Communications and teamwork: Excellence in public service & Teamwork.

Excavation & Pipe Locating

Highlights of qualifications:

  • Certified Safety Supervisor

  • 15 years Water Distribution Management

  • Certified Excavator Operators

  • Certified Shoring & Excavation

  • Certified Confined Space Entry (gas detection and fall protection)

  • BC ONE Certified Pipe Locator

  • Environmental Operators Certification (level 2)

  • Traffic Control Planning & Layout


  • Transportation of dangerous goods

  • Micro trenching

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Fire Hydrants

Areas of Expertise include:

  • Environmental Operators Certification (level 2)

  • Terminal City Fire Hydrants

  • Water Modeling/Flow Testing

  • Backflow assembly testing

  • Unilateral Watermain Flushing and pigging

  • Fire Hydrant line gate repairs

  • Coffined Space Entry Certification

  • Inspections

  • New Fire Hydrant installations

  • Fire Hydrant mapping & fit numbers

  • Painting

Waterline ​Services

Areas of Expertise include:

  • Certified Supervisory Safety

  • Environmental Operators Certification (level 2)

  • Certified Excavator operator

  • Certified Shoring & Excavation

  • Backflow Assembly Testing

  • Municipal Water treatment and Grab/Laboratory Sampling

  • Municipal Water Distribution setups and installations

  • Temp (potable jumper systems)

  • Leak Detection

  • BC ONE Certified Pipe Locator

  • Wet Taps (Water Services) (Fire Hydrants) (Pipe Extensions)

  • Line Freezing/Splicing Valves

  • Confined Space Entry (Fall Protection) & (Gas Detection)

  • Water meters (flow testing, replacements, programming RF registers)

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