Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Vancouver Adopts Bylaw to Cut Watering to Two Days during Summer Months

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Vancouver Adopts Bylaw to Cut Watering to Two Days during Summer Months

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City of Vancouver unveils new watering rules

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VANCOUVER - Despite an unusually wet April, the City of Vancouver is looking ahead to the parched days of summer as it announces new watering restrictions, beginning May 1.

A news release from the city says councillors have approved a bylaw that aligns with the regional district of Metro Vancouver's water conservation plan and cuts permitted lawn and garden watering to two days a week from three days.

Homes with even-numbered addresses will be allowed to water between 4 a.m. and 9 a.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays while homes with odd-numbered addresses can water at those times on Thursdays and Sundays.

All non-residential properties will be permitted to water at those times on Friday, while businesses can water between 1 a. …

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