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Water Conservation Measures goes into effect for all RDCK water systems

Starting June 1st, Stage 1 Water Conservation Measures go into effect for all of the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) water systems.

Stage 1 includes:

  • Watering only between 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 a.m.
    • Lawns
    • Gardens
    • Trees
    • Shrubs
  • Watering permitted anytime of the day
    • Drip irrigation
    • Watering can
    • Handheld hose

“Water Conservation Measures run annually across the RDCK from June 1st through September 30th,” said the RDCK. “On June 1st, Stage 1 restrictions will officially be implemented and may increase to one of three additional stages should demand increase significantly, hot and dry weather persists, or if reservoirs decline to critically low levels.”

There are 18 water systems within the RDCK that will be going into Stage 1.

  • Balfour
  • Burton
  • Denver Siding
  • Duhamel Creek
  • Edgewood
  • Erickson/Arrow Creek
  • Fauquier
  • Grandview Properties
  • Lister
  • Lucas Road
  • McDonald Creek
  • Riondel
  • Rosebery Highlands
  • Sanca Park
  • South Slocan
  • West Robson
  • Woodbury Village
  • Ymir

The Woodland Heights water system is currently already in Stage 2 due to well operational issues.

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