Stage 1 water conservation measures in effect for all RDCK water systems

Regional District of Central Kootenay
By Regional District of Central Kootenay
July 21st, 2022

With increasing temperatures and dry weather forecasted for the entire Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK), the RDCK would like to remind water users of the current mandatory Stage 1 water conservation measures.

Water conservation measures run annually across all RDCK water systems from June 1 through September 30.

Stage 1 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.

The Riondel water system is currently on Stage 2 water conservation measures.

Stage 1 Water Conservation Measures Include:

  • Watering of lawns (Including new lawns), gardens, trees, and shrubs ONLY between the hours of 7 p.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Watering using drip irrigation, a watering can, and or hand held hose is permitted at anytime.

For a complete description of RDCK water conservation measures stages 1 through 4, please visit http://www.rdck.ca/assets/Services/Water~and~Wastewater/Documents/Bylaw2824_Sched-A_Water-Conservation-Table.pdf

The RDCK appreciates water user’s ongoing cooperation in adhering to the water conservation measures.

Incorporated in 1965, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is a local government that serves 60,000 residents in 11 electoral areas and nine member municipalities. The RDCK provides more than 160 services, including community facilities, fire protection and emergency services, grants, planning and land use, regional parks, resource recovery and handling, transit, water services and much more. For more information about the RDCK, visit www.rdck.ca.





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