(a) To engage in and otherwise promote the protection and preservation of the sources of potable water on Salt Spring Island for the benefit of the General Public;
(b) To acquire by gift, purchase or otherwise, real property deemed important for the protection or preservation of potable water on Salt Spring Island and to hold or dispose of such property in such manner as may further or carry out the above purpose;
(c) To engage in and to otherwise promote the scientific study of and research into water resources;
(d) To promote and increase the public awareness of the value of water resources;and
(e) To solicit, accept or receive donations, bequests or subscriptions of one or other real or personal property in order to promote the above purposes.