Comox Valley entering Stage 3 Water Restrictions this week (Note: CBC Audio Interview auto starts)

Jul 1, 2015

During stage three the following seasonal activities are prohibited:

  • Watering lawns (with manual or automatic sprinklers) or pressure washing driveways or boulevards at any time
  • Filling or adding water to a hot tub or garden pond at any time
  • Washing a vehicle or a boat at any time

During stage three the following activities are allowed:

  • Water trees, shrubs, flowers, and vegetables on any day between the hours of 4:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. if watering is done by hand-held container or a hand-held hose equipped with an automatic shut-off nozzle

Other exemptions are outlined in the bylaw and can be located on the CVRD website,


May – June Daily Water Graph:


Jan – May Water Use Table:


My request to municipalities to review the water restriction bylaw and their current conservation measure, restrictions and enforcement:


And finally, a report from CHEK News: