Water Restrictions in Effect

Due to the extreme temperatures and drought conditions over the summer, the City of Fernie has instituted the following Watering Restrictions until further notice.

Please adhere to the following restrictions:

ACTIVITY

RESTRICTION DETAILS

Residential lawn watering

Odd-numbered addresses on ODD numbered calendar days.

Even-numbered addresses on EVEN numbered calendar days.

Water only between the hours of 10pm to 7am for no longer than 1 hour duration.

Non-Residential lawn watering

Odd-numbered addresses on ODD numbered calendar days.

Even-numbered addresses on EVEN numbered calendar days.

Water only between the hours of 10pm to 7am for no longer than 1 hour duration.

Flowers & vegetable gardens, decorative planters, shrubs and trees.

No restrictions at this time.

Commercial flowers, decorative planters, shrubs, trees and vegetable gardens.

No restrictions at this time.

Private & commercial outdoor impermeable surface washing (driveways, sidewalks)

Not permitted other than for health & safety purposes or to prepare a surface for painting or similar treatment.

Residential car washing & boat washing.

Only with a hose equipped with spring-loaded shut off. 

With your cooperation, we can reduce our water consumption during peak summer months and in times of severe dry weather.