Public Notice

Posted: Sep 19, 2023      |      By: Communications

Stage 1 Water Conservation

Posted: Sep 19, 2023   |   By: Communications

Effective September 19, 2023

Thank you for your resilience, perseverance and innovation in the face of this year’s historic drought.⁠ Stage 1 Water Conservation begins September 19, 2023.
Over the course of the summer, the community achieved significant reductions in water use, responding positively to District Water Conservation measures in creative and innovative ways. Residents, businesses and visitors reduced consumption more than 20% of peak daily water use and sustained those levels from mid-July to September, despite receiving 75% less rainfall than an average summer.⁠
Please stay engaged with your feedback and ideas as water focused initiatives and planning continue this Fall at
During Stage 1 Water Conservation:⁠
Watering of lawns, gardens, trees and landscaped areas is restricted to use of a hand-held hose with an automatic shut-off mechanism, hand-held canister, or use of a sprinkler or a drip irrigation system:⁠
Odd numbered civic addresses may water on Monday and Thursday between the hours of 6 AM to 9 AM and 7 PM. and 10 PM; and⁠
Even numbered civic addresses may water on Tuesday and Friday between the hours of 6 AM and 9 AM and 7 PM and 10 PM⁠
All other outdoor uses of water may only be undertaken with the use of containers or a hand-held hose with an automatic shut-off mechanism.⁠


Keegan McColl
Manager of Legislative Services
District of Tofino
(T) 250 725 3229
(E) ac.onifot@snoitacinummoc

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