Sprinkling regulations now in effect in West Kelowna
Customers of West Kelowna’s water service areas are reminded that stage 1 sprinkling regulations are now in effect throughout the irrigation season.
Stage 1 sprinkling regulations are as follows:
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 and commercial):
Properties equipped with an automated time clock sprinkler system may only sprinkle between midnight and 6 a.m. on the days permitted by the sprinkling regulations as described above.
Manually controlled sprinklers (residential and commercial):
Properties equipped with only manually controlled sprinkling systems, including those attached to outside taps, may only operate from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 6 p.m. to midnight on the days permitted by the sprinkling regulations as described above.
Sprinkling is not permitted between the hours of 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. during any day at any time of the year.
Only one half-inch 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.