Stage 1 Water Restrictions are in Effect May 1-October 15

From May 1 to October 15, Stage 1 watering regulations are in effect.

Stage 1 residential lawn watering allowed:

  • Even-numbered addresses: Saturday mornings
  • Odd-numbered addresses: Sunday mornings
    • Automatic watering: 5am to 7am
    • Manual watering: 6am to 9am
  • Watering trees, shrubs, and flowers is permitted any day from 5am to 9am 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: Monday mornings
  • Odd-numbered addresses: Tuesday mornings
    • Automatic watering: 4am to 6am
    • Manual watering: 6am to 9am
  • Watering trees, shrubs, and flowers is permitted any day from 5am to 9am 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.

Water restrictions do not apply to the use of rainwater, grey water or any forms of recycled water.

Failure to comply with watering regulations may result in fines being issued. To report an infraction of watering restrictions, please fill out the form on pittmeadows.ca/reportaproblem, email bylaw@pittmeadows.ca, or phone 604-465-2428, Monday through Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm. 

Learn more about lawn watering regulations at metrovancouver.org/lawns. For other ways to conserve water, visit pittmeadows.ca/water.