NEW watering restrictions – as of July 3, 2015

Metro Vancouver has announced that we are at STAGE 2 of the Water Shortage Response Plan. This is because of drier than usual April and May. Please adjust your water use accordingly. Residents of Vancouver are encouraged to reduce their water use by an additional 20%.

Lawn and garden watering restrictions are as follows:

Residential lawn sprinkling
  • Even-numbered addresses: Monday morning only, 4:00am to 9:00am
  • Odd-numbered addresses: Thursday morning only, 4:00am to 9:00am
New (unestablished) residential and commercial lawns, trees, shrubs and flowers Sprinkling outside restricted times allowed only at the City’s discretion and with water exemption permits to be displayed on the lawn
Flowers and vegetable gardens, decorative planters, shrubs, and trees No restrictions

For more information, visit:

http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/water/conservation-reservoir-levels/lawn-sprinkling/Pages/default.aspx

http://vancouver.ca/home-property-development/about-the-watering-restrictions.aspx

About Jessica Salvador

Jessica has spent over ten years in the landscaping industry in nursery production, landscape maintenance and garden centre sales. She graduated in 2002 from the highly recognized horticulture program at Capilano University as a Certified Landscape Horticulturist. Higher Ground Gardens, your West Side Vancouver gardening and landscaping professionals for hedge trimming, pruning, bark mulch delivery, yard clean up, and on going gardening and landscaping maintenance. Gardening Vancouver, The Garden Pro's to call from Spring through Fall.
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