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Posted on: June 25, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Mandatory Stage 3 Outdoor Water Conservation Measures

The Arrow Creek water supply system is experiencing early year high demand due to the extended hot weather and low precipitation period over the last 2 months.

This situation is as well threatening the water supply from Arrow Creek with historic low creek flows for this time of the year. Current water withdrawal rates from the Creek may not be sustainable if the dry and hot weather continues.

As a result the Town of Creston has activated their water well in order to augment the supply from the Arrow Creek Treatment Plant and current Stage 2 Water Conservation measures in place will be further upgraded to Stage 3 water conservation requirements effective immediately.

We are asking that all water users comply with the following:

• Watering of lawns is NOT permitted.
• Watering of gardens, trees and shrubs is ONLY permitted between 6:00am-10:00am.
• Watering of gardens, trees, and shrubs by watering can or hand-held hose is still permitted anytime.

The Town of Creston and the RDCK appreciate your cooperation in adhering to the above water conservation measures.

Stage 3 Water Conservation Measures will remain in effect until further notice and stricter water conservation measures may be required if demand does not decline.

Town of Creston water conservation measures are available at
Erickson water conservation measures are available on the RDCK website:

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