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Posted on: September 1, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Reminder: Stage 1 lawn watering regulations are in place

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Update: Stage 1 water restrictions have been extended to October 31, 2022.

The City of White Rock’s lawn watering regulations permit one day per week watering for all properties. These regulations support and promote sustainable water use.

Residents and businesses must follow the following Stage 1 watering restrictions:

For residential properties:

  • Even-numbered addresses on Saturdays
  • Odd-numbered addresses on Sundays
  • Automatic watering is allowed 5 a.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Manual watering is allowed 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.

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

Watering trees, shrubs and flowers is permitted any day from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. if using a sprinkler, or any time if hand watering or using drip irrigation. All hoses must have an automatic shut-off device. Edible plants are exempt from regulations

When washing a boat or vehicle, water hoses must be equipped with an automatic shut-off device.

For non-residential/commercial properties:

  • Even-numbered addresses on Mondays
  • Odd-numbered addresses on Tuesdays
  • Automatic watering is allowed 4 a.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Manual watering is allowed 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Watering trees, shrubs and flowers is permitted any day from 4 a.m. to 9 a.m. if using a sprinkler, or any time if hand watering or using drip irrigation. All hoses must have an automatic shut-off device. Edible plants are exempt from regulations.

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