sunny and the flowers are blooming and West Kelowna residents are
starting up their sprinklers for the season. Residents are reminded that
Stage 1 Sprinkling Regulations are always in effect in West Kelowna,
unless a need for further conservation is required.
Here are the Stage 1 Sprinkling Regulations for West Kelowna:
Sprinkling is only permitted at residential, commercial, and other non-agricultural properties as follows:
Even numbered addresses: Watering is only permitted on Even Calendar Days.
Odd numbered addresses: Watering is only permitted on Odd Calendar Days.
Automatically Controlled Underground Sprinkling Systems (Residential & Commercial):
equipped with an automated time clock sprinkler system may only
sprinkle between the hours of 12:00 Midnight to 6:00 a.m. on the days
permitted by the sprinkling regulations as described above.
equipped with only manually controlled sprinkling systems, including
those attached to outside taps, may only operate from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00
a.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 Midnight on the days permitted by the
sprinkling regulations as described above.
Sprinkling is not permitted between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. during any day at any time of the year.
one ½” diameter outlet (outside tap) may be used at one time for
sprinkling, and further, it is not permissible to use an open pipe or
hose for irrigating purposes.
certain situations, such as drought conditions, protection of works and
the efficiency of the system as a whole, the city may introduce
the past few years water conservation has had a positive effect in the
reduction of peak flows and overall water consumption and the City of
West Kelowna thanks its customers for their cooperation.