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Posted on: May 15, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Water Conservation Advisory/Sprinkling Restrictions


Based on the current forecasted extreme heat conditions and the lower than average lake levels; this advisory is to notify residents that the City may have to implement more stringent water restrictions and conservation measures to help ensure that the City’s water delivery system can keep up with the demand for drinking water, commercial and industrial use, while also being able to maintain water levels in the City’s water reservoirs for fire protection. 

 We appreciate your co-operation in adhering to the annual sprinkling restrictions which are in effect from May 15 to Sept. 15.  Residents are encouraged to conserve water wherever possible and are reminded that No irrigation/sprinkling is permitted on Monday’s. Failure to comply with these restrictions will result in fines.

Annual sprinkling restrictions within the City of Salmon Arm are in effect from 

May 15 to September 15


 The sprinkling regulations allow sprinkling two days per week based on the last two numbers of the house (business) street address between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. and 11 p.m.

No sprinkling on Monday

00 - 33          Tuesday and Friday only

34 - 66         Wednesday and Saturday only

67 - 99          Thursday and Sunday only

 Customers with automatic underground irrigation systems will be allowed and encouraged to water lawns between 12:00 a.m. (midnight) and 7 a.m. on the appropriate days.  

 Your co-operation in adhering to these restrictions will be greatly appreciated.  Residents are encouraged to conserve wherever possible.

 Failure to comply with these restrictions may result in a fine, metered water rates, or a discontinuation of service.

 For clarification in mobile home parks and strata developments, please call City Hall at 250-803-4000.

 Engineering & Public Works Department

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