Stage 2 Water Restrictions in effect Aug. 3 in Kimberley
With no foreseeable break in the hot, dry weather, City of Kimberley staff will be implementing Stage 2 Water Restrictions on Tuesday, August 3 due to low water flows in both the Mark Creek and Matthew Creek water supply
Kimberley has been in Stage 1 Watering Restrictions since June 1.
Residents are reminded that during Stage 2 Water Restrictions:
Residential properties with an EVEN numbered address, can ONLY water lawns on WEDNESDAYS and SATURDAYS.
Residential properties with an ODD numbered address, can only water lawns on THURSDAYS and SUNDAYS.
No watering of residential lawns is permitted on Mondays, Tuesdays or Fridays.
Residential properties can water lawns ONLY between 4 to 10 a.m. and 6 to 10 p.m.
Non-residential properties including city lawns, parks and playfields will have further limitations. Those with EVEN addresses can only water on Wednesday between 1 to 6 a.m. Those with ODD addresses can only water on Tuesdays between the same hours.
Residents who have recently planted a new lawn are asked to call the Operations department at 250-427-9660 to discuss how to obtain a permit for watering outside of the allowable dates and times.
For further information regarding water restrictions in Kimberley, please see the City’s Water Shortage Response Bylaw No. 2527, 2015.
Lead image: Matthew Creek. e-KNOW file photo
City of Kimberley