Stage 1 water conservation measures in effect for all RDCK water systems

Nelson, BC: With increasing temperatures and dry weather forecasted for the entire Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK), the RDCK would like to remind water users of the current mandatory Stage 1 water conservation measures. Water conservation measures run annually across all RDCK water systems from June 1 through September 30. 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. The Riondel water system is currently on Stage 2 water conservation measures.

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 at anytime.

For a complete description of RDCK water conservation measures stages 1 through 4, click here.

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

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The content on this page was last updated July 21 2022 at 12:04 PM