June 2019 Water Restrictions

June 3, 2019

With the recent warm temperatures, the City of Fernie is experiencing higher than normal levels of water demand and are thus asking residents to conserve water by adhering to the following watering restrictions until further notice:

ACTIVITY

RESTRICTION DETAILS

Residential lawn watering

Odd-numbered addresses on ODD numbered calendar days.

Even-numbered addresses on EVEN numbered calendar days.

Water only between the hours of 7pm to 7am for no longer than one-hour duration.

Non-Residential lawn watering

Odd-numbered addresses on ODD numbered calendar days.

Even-numbered addresses on EVEN numbered calendar days.

Water only between the hours of 7pm to 7am for no longer than  one-hour duration.

Flowers & vegetable gardens, decorative planters, shrubs and trees.

No restrictions at this time.

Commercial flowers, decorative planters, shrubs, trees and vegetable gardens.

No restrictions at this time.

Private & commercial outdoor impermeable surface washing (driveways, sidewalks)

Not permitted other than for health & safety purposes or to prepare a surface for painting or similar treatment.

Residential car washing & boat washing.

Only with a hose equipped with spring-loaded shut off.