Level 1 – September 28, 2018

Effective immediately, the NSSWD is moving to Level 1 watering restrictions. Click here to learn how you can use your water in Level 1. The St. Mary Lake weather station has received 64.5 mm of rain since September 1, 2018 and the provincial government has reduced the regional drought level to Level 2. The NSSWD [...]

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Level 4 – August 17, 2018

The North Salt Spring Water District (NSSWD) is moving to Level 4 Watering Restrictions effective August 17, 2018. During Level 4 watering restrictions, only one hour of micro or drip irrigation and one hour of hand watering is permitted on watering days. Watering days are even dates for even numbered addresses and odd dates for [...]

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Level 3 – July 18, 2018

North Salt Spring Water District (NSSWD) is moving to Level 3 Watering Restrictions effective July 18, 2018. Click here to find out how you can user your water during Level 3 watering restrictions. Many factors are considered in the decision to move to Level 3 watering restrictions including current lake levels, the rate of lake [...]

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Level 1 – April 1st

Bylaw 282 – Water Conservation Level 1 – Every Other Day Watering – April, September, and October Odd numbered civic addresses may water on odd numbered days and even numbered civic addresses may water on even numbered days during the hours allowed per Conservation Level. For multi-unit stratas, watering may be applied based on “unit [...]

By |2018-04-10T20:26:19+00:00March 28th, 2018|Current Drought Level|Comments Off on Level 1 – April 1st

Level 1

Bylaw 274 - Water Conservation Level 1 - Every Other Day Watering - April, September, and October Odd numbered civic addresses may water on odd numbered days and even numbered civic addresses may water on even numbered days during the hours allowed per Conservation Level.  For multi-unit stratas, watering may be applied based on "unit [...]

By |2017-10-18T15:51:49+00:00October 18th, 2017|Current Drought Level|Comments Off on Level 1

Level 3 Conservation Regulations Now in Effect

Level 3 Conservation Regulations Now in Effect The District has moved to Level 3 Conservation effective immediately. The St. Mary lake level, while still higher than 2014/15//16, is at 40.514 m asl and beginning to drop more rapidly, as is Maxwell Lake. There is little to no rain in the long term forecast and we [...]

By |2018-09-28T19:17:29+00:00July 19th, 2017|Current Drought Level|Comments Off on Level 3 Conservation Regulations Now in Effect

Level 3

Level 3 Conservation Regulations Now in Effect The District has moved to Level 3 Conservation effective immediately. The St. Mary lake level, while still higher than 2014/15//16, is at 40.514 m asl and beginning to drop more rapidly, as is Maxwell Lake. There is little to no rain in the long term forecast and we [...]

By |2017-07-19T13:46:00+00:00July 19th, 2017|Current Drought Level|Comments Off on Level 3

Level 2

Effective May 1st - August 31st Level 2 Water Conservation Regulations are in effect per District Bylaw 274.  Levels 3 or 4 will come into effect should lake levels/provincial drought conditions warrant. Water Conservation Level 2 - Every Other Day Watering - May, June, July, and August Odd numbered civic addresses may water on odd [...]

By |2017-05-02T08:44:33+00:00May 2nd, 2017|Current Drought Level|Comments Off on Level 2