Water restrictions coming to an end Friday
Comox Lake (Photo supplied by CVRD)
Water restrictions will be lifted tomorrow for the Comox Valley Water System.
The Comox Valley Regional District is thanking people for following the Water Conservation bylaw this year.
The bylaw has four stages in order to manage the water system, which is fed by Comox Lake. When the Puntledge River flows are reduced due to dry conditions, water restrictions are automatically triggered.
“Water restrictions are a condition of the water license for the Comox Valley Water System,” explained Mike Herschmiller, Manager of Water Services for the CVRD. “When residents adhere to these stages we can ensure there is enough water in the system for domestic use, as well as maintaining healthy fish habitat.”
Stage 1 is automatically triggered on May 1 each year with other stages implemented as conditions change in the watershed. You can download the watering scheduling at the CVRD’s website.