Released June 25, 2021
WEYBURN – The City of Weyburn thanks its residents for their support in water conservation this past spring.
During recent hot days, the City saw an increase in demand at its water treatment plant between 7-9 p.m., which indicates that residents are following the Water Conservation Bylaw restrictions. The City has made water sustainability a priority and appreciates the community’s efforts towards its conservation program.
The source of the City’s water, Nickle Lake, has not seen an increase despite recent rainfall in the area. Staff at the plant are carefully managing the demand for water and the City encourages all residents to find ways to conserve water in their daily lives to help with water quality and levels.
Major components of the Water Conservation Bylaw:
- Consumers are prohibited from wasting water. Wasting of water includes things like broken sprinklers, improper lawn waters (i.e. spraying onto driveways, sidewalks, etc.), watering exceeding 60 minutes, washing of driveways or private walkways and filling dugouts or other reservoirs.
- “Waterless Wednesdays” where no outside use of City water for lawn or garden watering is allowed.
- Odd numbered street addresses may water lawns and gardens on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays; even numbered street addresses may water lawns and gardens on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
- Lawn and garden watering is not allowed between 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (on days watering is permitted).
Visit weyburn.ca/water-conservation for tips on small changes that can make big water conservation impacts.