City enforces water smart regulations

With the hot weather and extreme heat approaching, the City is urging everyone to be diligent with water regulations.

Contributed by the City of Revelstoke

With the hot weather and extreme heat approaching, the City of Revelstoke is urging everyone to be diligent with water regulations.

The city is implementing a warning-first enforcement, which includes yellow water smart flags placed on properties where watering is contrary to regulations as well as a warning ticket. The flag is informative and contains a website address which outlines watering restrictions in Revelstoke.

Any subsequent violations will warrant a fine payable at City Hall.

Currently the watering restrictions in Revelstoke are at Stage 1, which means:

— If your house is odd numbered, you may use water on odd days from 6:00–10 am only.

— If your house is even numbered, you may use water on even days from 6:00–10 am only.

The use of water means sprinkling, irrigation, washing of driveways, sidewalks and vehicles.

If further watering restrictions are required the City of Revelstoke will implement Stage 2 watering restrictions, which means:

— Hand watering of plant material only and will eliminate all other uses.

Manager of legislative services Teresa LeRose stated, “The City takes the conservation of water seriously and will be providing a bylaw enforcement workshop for city staff and the Commissionaires intended to overview the regulations of enforcement.”

City staff and the Commissionaires will begin the water smart enforcement immediately as water levels in the city reservoir have started to indicate a deficiency.

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