Lawn watering accounts for over half the drinking water we use on summertime activities. The region-wide watering regulations are an effective way to help us use our drinking water wisely.


Lawn Watering Regulations are in effect May 1 to October 15

Stage 1 Residential lawn Watering allowed:

Even-numbered addresses on Saturdays
Odd-numbered addresses on Sundays

  • Automatic watering: 5 am - 7 am
  • Manual watering: 6 am - 9 am

Watering trees, shrubs and flowers is permitted any day from 5 am to 9 am if using a sprinkler, or any time if hand watering or using drip irrigation. All hoses must have an automatic shut-off device.

Edible plants are exempt from regulations

Stage 1 Non-residential lawn Watering allowed:

Even-numbered addresses on Mondays
Odd-numbered addresses on Tuesdays

  • Automatic watering: 4 am - 6 am
  • Manual watering: 6 am - 9 am

Watering trees, shrubs and flowers is permitted any day from 4 am to 9 am if using a sprinkler, or any time if hand watering or using drip irrigation. All hoses must have an automatic shut-off device.

Edible plants are exempt from regulations

 


Can I water today? (effective May 1 to October 15)

Property type
House / building address
Day
I want to water

properties with numbered address are allowed to water lawns on :