• Village of Telkwa

Stage 2 Watering Restrictions in Effect (once a week watering)


The 2nd Stage of water use restrictions are now in place. These restrictions will be strictly enforced to ensure an adequate supply for fire emergencies. Anyone in contravention to these restrictions will have their water turned off and will cost $25.00 to have it turned on again.

The following will be implemented:

1. Lawns/Flowers/Shrubs/Trees and Vegetables – Once a Week Watering

Watering of trees, shrubs, flowers or vegetables using a hose-connected or an automatic in-ground sprinkler will be limited to the hours of 4:00 am to 9:00 am or 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm during the following schedule:

Zone 1: Mondays

Zone 2: Tuesdays

Zone 3: Wednesdays

***There will be no watering using sprinklers on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays***

*** Utilization of spring loaded shut-off nozzles is permitted***

2. Washing Vehicles

Washing of motor vehicles, boats and recreational vehicles must be with a hose equipped with a shut-off device that is spring loaded and operated by hand pressure. Washing of vehicles will occur in accordance with the above Zone schedule.

3. Washing of Driveways and Sidewalks

There will be no washing down of sidewalks and/or driveways at any time.

The Village thanks its residents for their understanding and compliance with these restrictions. If you have any questions regarding this, please contact the Village Office and we’ll be happy to answer them.


Zone 1: (Highway 16 Corridor and the Bench area)

  • Is described as that area on the East side of the Bulkley River

Zone 2: (Cottonwood Flats area)

  • Is described as that area on the West side of the Bulkley River, and on the North side of Coalmine Road

Zone 3: (Woodland area)

  • Is described as that area on the West side of the Bulkley River, and on the South East side of Coalmine Road.


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