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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
STAGE 3 WATER CONSERVATION UPDATE
LARKIN WATER DISTRICT
Thursday, July 1, 2021 11:00 am
Spallumcheen, BC





For Immediate Release – July 1, 2021

The Larkin Water District Reservoir capacity is improving. Stage 3 Water Restrictions have been lifted, however, in order ensure we sustain drinking water supply the Township of Spallumcheen has enacted Stage 2 Water Restrictions effective immediately.

As per the Township of Spallumcheen Water Regulation and Conservation Bylaw 2013, 2020 section 6.4:

During Stage 2 Restrictions, no person will:

1. Use a sprinkler or irrigation system to water a lawn, garden, trees, or shrubs, or
2. Wash driveways, sidewalks, parking lots or exterior building surfaces. 
During Stage 2 Restrictions, a person may: 
1. Water a lawn, flower or vegetable garden, trees, shrubs or landscaped area, which combined do not exceed one acre in size if watering is done by hand-held container or a hose equipped with a shut-off nozzle but only during the prescribed Stage 1 watering hours and days; 
2. Water newly planted trees, shrubs, flowers and vegetables, new sod or newly seeded lawn if watering is done by hand-held container or a hose equipped with a shut-off nozzle during installation and for the following 24 hours; 
3. Wash a vehicle with water using a hand held container or hose equipped with a shut off nozzle but only during the prescribed Stage 1 watering hours and days; and
4. Fill or top up or add to a swimming pool, wading pool, hot tub, garden pond or decorative fountain but only during the prescribed Stage 1 watering hours and days.

Bylaw will be patrolling and compliance with these restrictions is mandatory and those found in contravention of the bylaw will be subject to bylaw enforcement actions. 

These restrictions apply to all residents on the Larkin Water Works District.

For more information regarding this release, please contact the Township office at 250-546-3013.




Media Contact:
Tyler McNeill
Manager of Operation
Township of Spallumcheen
mail@spallumcheentwp.bc.ca
250.546.3013