Lawn Watering Restrictions Lifted in Metro Vancouverhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/514/Lawn Watering Restrictions Lifted in Metro Vancouver514Lawn Watering Restrictions Lifted in Metro VancouverGP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass1D9073FDD3904771955D4B7FAD795F3A"><p>Despite the driest July and August on record, Metro Vancouver residents used less water this summer than during the drought of 2015, suggesting the region’s conservation initiatives are having a positive effect.</p></div>2017-10-13T07:00:00Zstring;#2017
Metro Vancouver Ramps Up Water Conservation Effortshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/478/Metro Vancouver Ramps Up Water Conservation Efforts478Metro Vancouver Ramps Up Water Conservation EffortsGP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass0F46DAB7B23A401195637A28071CA5D5"><p>​With hotter temperatures on the way, Metro Vancouver continues to expand its drinking water conservation campaign, We Love Water, offering more helpful tips to support the region’s long-term goal of reducing overall water demand.</p></div>2017-06-14T07:00:00Zstring;#2017
Lawn Watering Restrictions in Effect Todayhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/476/Lawn Watering Restrictions in Effect Today476Lawn Watering Restrictions in Effect TodayGP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassC4F4EBDA923E48258FFD2F2273A05C8D"><p>Metro Vancouver today launches its Stage 1 lawn watering restrictions, which run until October 15, to help conserve drinking water during the driest part of the year. </p></div>2017-05-15T07:00:00Zstring;#2017
Metro Vancouver Collaboration Wins JUNO Awardhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/472/Metro Vancouver Collaboration Wins JUNO Award472Metro Vancouver Collaboration Wins JUNO AwardGP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass8AEE0DCB41D64EBAA3D6F58B565BE9E8"><p><em>Immersion</em>, a special musical collaboration between composer Jordan Nobles and Metro Vancouver, has won a 2017 JUNO Award for Classical Composition of the Year.</p></div>2017-04-18T07:00:00Zstring;#2017
Port Mann Water Supply Tunnel Now In Servicehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/460/Port Mann Water Supply Tunnel Now In Service460Port Mann Water Supply Tunnel Now In ServiceGP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass3A3447D3B19B40DA9B0E65BBAB50D7B7">After almost six years of construction, Metro Vancouver’s $240-million Port Mann Water Supply Tunnel is now delivering clean, safe drinking water to residents south of the Fraser River.</div>2017-02-20T08:00:00Zstring;#2017
We Love Water Regional Water Conservation Campaign Shifts Indoorshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/450/We Love Water Regional Water Conservation Campaign Shifts Indoors450We Love Water Regional Water Conservation Campaign Shifts IndoorsGP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass344CF32D26904BD999699DC822096DB7">With the coming of autumn and the lifting of lawn sprinkling regulations, Metro Vancouver’s WE LOVE WATER campaign shifts its focus to reducing indoor water use. It’s easy to underestimate how much water is wasted when taking long showers, leaving taps running or running half full loads of laundry and dishes instead of full loads.</div>2016-10-31T07:00:00Zstring;#2016
Grouse Grind Closed Due to Severe Weather Conditionshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/449/Grouse Grind Closed Due to Severe Weather Conditions449Grouse Grind Closed Due to Severe Weather ConditionsGP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassF5D0F8E5ED31469E81B754B97DF27F4C"><p>Metro Vancouver’s Grouse Grind trail is closed to the public effective October 13, 2016. The closure has been implemented in response to safety concerns arising from anticipated rainfall accumulations and strong winds from incoming storms. </p></div>2016-10-12T07:00:00Zstring;#2016
Show You Love Water by Conserving Morehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/444/Show You Love Water by Conserving More444Show You Love Water by Conserving MoreGP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass9151AE608EC34CAB97893D471450284F"><p>​Launched today, Metro Vancouver’s We Love Water campaign aims to enhance water conservation year round throughout the region by connecting to the deep appreciation people have for their water supply.</p></div>2016-06-21T07:00:00Zstring;#2016
Barnston Maple Ridge Pump Station Officially Openshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/443/Barnston Maple Ridge Pump Station Officially Opens443Barnston Maple Ridge Pump Station Officially OpensGP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass1A60650E18EE41A9A86B323B4CDE3D0D"><p>​After almost three years of construction, Metro Vancouver’s new Barnston/Maple Ridge water pumping station officially opened today, and will help supply drinking water to the region’s fastest-growing populations in the City of Maple Ridge, Township of Langley, City of Langley, and the City of Surrey.</p></div>2016-06-15T07:00:00Zstring;#2016
2016 Lawn Sprinkling Restrictions Take Effect This Weekendhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/440/2016 Lawn Sprinkling Restrictions Take Effect This Weekend4402016 Lawn Sprinkling Restrictions Take Effect This WeekendGP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass7E2877D544164DDC8627972778DBC63F">The annual lawn sprinkling regulations take effect on Sunday, May 15 through October 15 to help conserve and ensure an adequate supply of Metro Vancouver’s high-quality treated drinking water.</div>2016-05-13T07:00:00Zstring;#2016
Metro Vancouver Returns to Stage One Water Restrictionshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/422/Metro Vancouver Returns to Stage One Water Restrictions422Metro Vancouver Returns to Stage One Water RestrictionsGP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass1870017CAA0B4E99BF6E539C429407BB"><p>​​Effective immediately through October 15, Metro Vancouver will return to Stage One water restrictions. </p></div>2015-09-22T07:00:00Zstring;#2015
Metro Vancouver Returns to Stage Two Water Restrictionshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/419/Metro Vancouver Returns to Stage Two Water Restrictions419Metro Vancouver Returns to Stage Two Water RestrictionsGP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassEB9A3E1C5A3D44338C11FA06F1AF83CB"><p>​The recent heavy rains have restored Metro Vancouver’s reservoirs to acceptable water levels, and therefore the region will return to the second stage of water use restrictions from the third stage, which has been in place since July 20.</p></div>2015-09-09T07:00:00Zstring;#2015
Tunnelling Complete in Fraser River for Port Mann Water Supply Mainhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/410/Tunnelling Complete in Fraser River for Port Mann Water Supply Main410Tunnelling Complete in Fraser River for Port Mann Water Supply MainGP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass462EBA3107CF4497BA89A785D46942A4">Tunnelling for the new Port Mann water main deep below the Fraser River is now complete, and the massive tunnel boring machine, named Squirrel, was removed from the river on July 17.</div>2015-07-20T07:00:00Zstring;#2015
Metro Vancouver Ramps Up Water Restriction To Stage Threehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/411/Metro Vancouver Ramps Up Water Restriction To Stage Three411Metro Vancouver Ramps Up Water Restriction To Stage ThreeGP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassA8271F1B4D3042E38F5D41C325A15BD6"><p>​Due to ongoing hot and dry weather, continued high water demand and declining reservoir levels, Metro Vancouver has further restricted water use in the region, including a complete prohibition on <a href="/services/water/conservation-reservoir-levels/lawn-sprinkling/Pages/default.aspx"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">lawn sprinkling</span></a> until further notice.  <br><strong> </strong><br></p></div>2015-07-20T07:00:00Zstring;#2015
Metro Vancouver Enacts Increased Water Conservation Measureshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/403/Metro Vancouver Enacts Increased Water Conservation Measures403Metro Vancouver Enacts Increased Water Conservation MeasuresGP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass971E170B11AD4268968E61E1AAF0FBC9"><p>Due to unseasonably dry and hot weather, Metro Vancouver has further restricted water use, including lawn sprinkling regulations.</p></div>2015-07-03T07:00:00Zstring;#2015
2015 Lawn Sprinkling Restrictions Take Effect in Junehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/397/2015 Lawn Sprinkling Restrictions Take Effect in June3972015 Lawn Sprinkling Restrictions Take Effect in JuneGP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass4173BD98318D415F8D94A3FFD124E8A0">Seasonal lawn sprinkling regulations take effect on June 1 through September 30 to help conserve Metro Vancouver’s high-quality drinking water.</div>2015-05-28T07:00:00Zstring;#2015
Seymour-Capilano Filtration Project – Completion of Twin Tunnelshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/395/Seymour-Capilano Filtration Project – Completion of Twin Tunnels395Seymour-Capilano Filtration Project – Completion of Twin TunnelsGP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass099CCF990F474C72B29E554B50DC366A">After more than ten years of underground and surface construction, Twin Tunnels beneath Grouse Mountain and Mount Fromme on the North Shore are now commissioned, marking the completion of the $820-million Seymour-Capilano Filtration Project.</div>2015-05-14T07:00:00Zstring;#2015
Commissioning of the Seymour-Capilano Twin Tunnels http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/389/Commissioning of the Seymour-Capilano Twin Tunnels389Commissioning of the Seymour-Capilano Twin Tunnels GP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass78F7407C901B45E9A171040720D70118">Beginning March 10, final testing of the Seymour-Capilano Twin Tunnels will commence with flushing of the Treated Water Tunnel into the Capilano Reservoir. This testing is required before the Twin Tunnels, an integral component of a system-wide drinking water enhancement project on the North Shore, are put into operation.</div>2015-03-09T07:00:00Zstring;#2015
Ultraviolet Light Disinfects Coquitlam Source Waterhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/14/Ultraviolet Light Disinfects Coquitlam Source Water14Ultraviolet Light Disinfects Coquitlam Source WaterGP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass73DB4071C8B548959C485DDAD229EAC4">Community leaders and public health officials today celebrated the official opening of a new $100 million Ultraviolet Disinfection Facility to treat water from the Coquitlam Watershed.</div>2014-06-14T07:00:00Zstring;#2014
Lawn Sprinkling Regulations Begin June 1 to Conserve High-Quality Drinking Waterhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/17/Lawn Sprinkling Regulations Begin June 1 to Conserve High-Quality Drinking Water17Lawn Sprinkling Regulations Begin June 1 to Conserve High-Quality Drinking WaterGP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass89FD20B6B1864CEABA0C799C1897C62C">Mornings-only lawn sprinkling regulations will conserve high-quality drinking water for other uses and help Metro Vancouver deliver enough water during the summer.</div>2014-05-29T07:00:00Zstring;#2014