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Stage 1 water conservation measures for all RDCK water systems

Lone Sheep Publishing
By Lone Sheep Publishing
May 30th, 2023

The reduce the overconsumption of water, effective Thursday, June 1, 2023, the Regional District of Central Kootenay will implement stage 1 water conservation measures across all water systems.

The RDCK said in a media release that these measures will remain in place from June 1 through September 30.

The RDCK said Stage 1 may increase to one of three additional stages should demand increase significantly, hot and dry weather persists, or if reservoirs decline to critically low levels.

Stage 1 Water Conservation Measures include:

  • Water of lawns (including new lawns), gardens, trees, and shrubs ONLY between the hours of 7 p.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Watering using drip irrigation, a watering can, and or hand held hose is permitted at anytime.

Click here for a complete description of RDCK water conservation measures stages 1 through 4, or visit

The RDCK appreciates water user’s ongoing cooperation in adhering to the water conservation measures.

Incorporated in 1965, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is a local government that serves 60,000 residents in 11 electoral areas and nine member municipalities. The RDCK provides more than 160 services, including community facilities, fire protection and emergency services, grants, planning and land use, regional parks, resource recovery and handling, transit, water services and much more. For more information about the RDCK, visit

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