During the hot, dry summer months, water consumption typically rises as a result of increased lawn watering, car washing and other outdoor uses, causing reserves to run low. It is important that we protect our environment by using the resources available to us wisely. Conservation is the key to keeping adequate water reserves. As such, the Town's Water Use Conservation By-law 39-08
restricts water use from June 15 to September 30
each year as follows:
- If your house number is odd, water on odd numbered days between the hours of midnight and 6 a.m., or between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., for a maximum of four hours, except during a total ban of water use.
- If your house number is even, water on even numbered days between the hours of midnight and 6 a.m., or between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., for a maximum of four hours, except during a total ban of water use.
- Newly laid sod will be exempt for a period of one month after the sod is first laid.
Any person who contravenes the provisions of this By-law is guilty of an offence and upon conviction is liable to a maximum fine established pursuant to the Provincial Offences Act.
If you have any inquiries with respect to the Water Use Restrictions By-law, please contact the Water & Wastewater Section at 905-884-8013 or the By-Law and Licensing Enforcement Section at 905-771-0198.