Water Conservation Measures in effect for RDCK Water Systems

Nelson, BC: Water Conservation Measures are now in effect for the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK). Stage 1 Water Conservation Measures are automatically activated each year from June 1 to September 30 for all RDCK water systems. There are four stages and stricter measures may be required if demand increases significantly, hot and dry weather prevails, or if reservoirs decline to critically low levels.

Stage 1 Water Conservation Measures include:

  • Watering of lawns (including new lawns), gardens, trees and shrubs ONLY between the hours of 7:00 pm to 10:00 am
  • Watering using drip irrigation, a watering can, and or hand held hose is permitted anytime.

A complete description of RDCK Water Conservation Measures Stages 1 through 4 can be accessed on our website at www.rdck.ca/water.

The RDCK appreciates water users ongoing cooperation in adhering to the Water Conservation Measures. For more information about water conservation please visit our website at www.rdck.ca/water, or contact the RDCK at 250-352-8171 or 1-800-268-7325 ext. 8171.

List of RDCK Water Systems:

  • Balfour
  • Duhamel Creek
  • Fauquier
  • Lucas Road
  • Rosebery Highlands
  • West Robson
  • Ymir
  • Burton
  • Edgewood 
  • Grandview Properties
  • McDonald Creek
  • Sanca Park
  • Woodbury Village
  • Denver Siding 
  • Erickson/Arrow Creek
  • Lister
  • Riondel
  • South Slocan
  • Woodland Heights

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 www.rdck.ca.


For further information, please contact:


Steve Ethier

Water Operations Manager

Regional District of Central Kootenay

Tel: 250 352-1502  1-800-268-7325

Email: sethier@rdck.bc.ca



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