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Posted on: August 18, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Lawn Watering Restrictions in Effect

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In order to support and promote sustainable water practices, outdoor watering restrictions will be in effect from May 1 to October 15.

Residential lawn sprinkling is permitted:

• Even numbered addresses can use sprinklers between 4 a.m. - 9 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Saturday.

• Odd numbered addresses can use sprinklers between 4 a.m. - 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday.

Note: multi-family dwellings are considered even or odd according to the building number, not the unit number.


Non-residential lawn sprinkling is permitted:

• Even numbered addresses can use sprinklers between 1 a.m. - 6 a.m. on Monday & Wednesday, and 4 a.m. - 9 a.m. on Friday.

• Odd numbered addresses can use sprinklers between 1 a.m. - 6 a.m. on Tuesday & Thursday, and 4 a.m. - 9 a.m. on Friday


These restrictions apply only to lawns; Hand watering of gardens, shrubs, trees, and flower beds is permitted. When washing a boat or vehicle, water hoses must be equipped with an automatic shut-off device.

Learn more about water restrictions and conservation, visit www.whiterockcity.ca/water

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