In 2018, Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality introduced Water Restrictions to continue the efforts already inplace to conserve water. There are 4 levels of restrictions listed in Bylaw 0136 – A Bylaw to regulate Water Services.
Bylaw 0136, Part 4 – Section 11 states that ‘In addition to the above (see bylaw for details), the following regulations will apply to all Consumers:
All Commercial and Residential Consumers who receive their water supply from the Municipality’s Utility System are required to comply with the following sprinkling and irrigation regulations.
Level 1 – Water Restrictions – May 1st to Sept 30th (unless further levels of water restrictions are implemented by the Engineer.
(a) Properties with even numbered addresses are allowed to sprinkle or irrigate only on even numbered days.
(b) Properties with odd numbered addresses are allowed to sprinkle or irrigate only on odd numbered days.
(c) Sprinkling and irrigating activities are not allowed between the hours of 11:00 am and 6:00 pm in each and every days.
(d) Sprinkling and irrigating activities between the hours of midnight and 6:00 am are restricted to automatic irrigation systems or sprinklers controlled by a timer and must comply with the following:
i. Properties with even numbered addresses are allowed to sprinkle or irrigate only on even numbered days; and
ii. properties with odd numbered addresses are allowed to sprinkle or irrigate only on odd numbered days.
For more information on Levels 1 to 4 water restrictions, please visit the Municipality’s Approved Bylaws Webpage and click on this link ‘Approved Bylaws including Bylaw 136, 002 – A Bylaw to regulate Water Services‘