July 6, 2020

Media Release

 LAWN WATERING RESTRICTIONS FOR ALL CUSTOMERS ON MUNICIPAL WATER

Chatham-Kent Public Utilities Commission (CK PUC) is implementing lawn watering restrictions for ALL customers, both residential and commercial, on municipal water.

The water restrictions are effective as of today, July 6, 2020 and are as follows:

  • Customers with odd numbered addresses will be allowed to water their lawns on odd numbered days
  • Customers with even numbered addresses will be allowed to water their lawns on even numbered days
  • There will be a 2 month grace period for newly sodded lawns

“With the extended hot dry weather that this region has been experiencing, lawn watering has placed extra demands on all of our Water Treatment Plants” said General Manager Tim Sunderland. This is the first step in the restrictions. CK PUC may need to implement further restrictions if the water plants do not see any relief.

It has been several years since lawn watering restrictions were issued to municipal water customers of Chatham-Kent. The Water Use Restriction Policy was approved by PUC Commission in August 2003.

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Media Contact:

Tim Sunderland, General Manager

Chatham-Kent Public Utilities Commission

325 Grand Avenue East, Chatham, ON N7M 2G6

519.436.0119 x 4337

tims@chatham-kent.ca