Stage 3 Sprinkling Restriction - Effective July 29, 2014

FOR ALL USERS OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF NORTH COWICHAN WATER SYSTEMS
(Chemainus, Crofton and South End)

Due to low snow pack, low rainfall over the last few weeks, forecasts of a hotter and drier than normal summer, and record low flows in the Cowichan River, STAGE 3 SPRINKLING RESTRICTIONS are being implemented to ensure adequate water supply. 
 
RESTRICTIONS:

NO lawns or boulevard sprinkling.
NO filling of swimming pools, hot tubs or garden ponds.
NO washing of vehicles, boats, driveways or houses.

PERMITTED:

- Hand watering of trees, shrubs and gardens with a hose and spring-loaded nozzle or a bucket is permitted any day between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m.OR 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.

- Sprinkling of school and municipal playing fields.

ABOVE REGULATIONS WILL BE IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Please view our Water Use Restrictions page for a list of frequently asked questions.