City Moves to Stage 2 Water Restrictions
Armstrong, BC – The City of Armstrong has now activated Stage 2 Water Conservation Restrictions. These restrictions are a result of the extreme drought conditions across the region.
Water Conservation measures are mandatory and require all residents of the City of Armstrong to adhere to the following restrictions:
During Stage 2 Restrictions, no person shall:
i) use a sprinkler or irrigation system to water a lawn, garden, trees or shrubs; or
ii) wash driveways, sidewalks, parking lots or exterior building surfaces.
During Stage 2 a person may:
i) water trees, shrubs, flowers and vegetables if watering is done by hand, but only during the prescribed Stage 1 watering hours and days which are:
a. an even numbered address may water on even days of the calendar and
b. an odd numbered address may water on odd days of the calendar.
c. between the hours of 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
ii) Water newly planted trees, shrubs, flowers and vegetables if watering by hand during installation and for the following 24 hours.
The City will continue to monitor water supply and provide updates on the City of Armstrong Webpage as the situation evolves.
For residents in Spallumcheen receiving bulk water from the Armstrong system; those located in the Hankey, Highland Park, Lansdowne, Pleasant Valley, Round Prairie, Silver Star and Stardel Local Area Services, please refer to water restriction information on the Township of Spallumcheen website : https://www.spallumcheentwp.bc.ca/blog/Public-Notice—Stage-2-Water-Restrictions.htm