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City crews schedule bridge construction; Nelson residents begin water restrictions

Nelson Daily Staff
By Nelson Daily Staff
July 12th, 2013

Attention dog walkers who park at the west end of Lakeside Drive by the City of Nelson Public Works yard.

City staff is closing the bridge over Cottonwood Creek for maintenance on Sunday (July 14) from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The closure is necessary for crews to replace aging bridge timbers.

City crews expect the bridge to be functioning once again at approximately 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

Public accessing the Regional District of Central Kootenay transfer station should be aware crews will be removing pavement on Lakeside Drive near the Nelson Airport Saturday.

Paving will be completed Sunday.

City staff would also like to inform the public, effective immediately, water restrictions are in effect.

Until September 30, residents at odd numbered addresses water on odd numbered calendar days while residents at even numbered addresses water on even numbered calendar days.

Watering is restricted to 6-10 a.m. and 6-10 p.m. respective days.

Automatic sprinklers are permitted between the hours: 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. on alternate days.

Residents are advised not over-water your lawn.

Most healthy lawns need 2.5 cm of water (equal to about one hour of sprinkling) per week. 

For more information check out the City of Nelson website at

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