Watering restrictions are in effect year round within the City of Revelstoke.
Sprinklers, irrigation, and the use of a hose/pressure-washer for driveways, sidewalks, vehicles/bikes, roadways, or other exterior uses is permitted on even numbered properties, on even number calendar days; odd numbered properties, on odd number calendar days.
If you have planted new seed or put down new sod, please contact Public Works at 250-837-2001 for water exemption instructions.
Between 6 am and 10 am ONLY.
Further restrictions may be needed throughout the summer.
If further watering restrictions are required, the City of Revelstoke will implement stage two (2) watering restrictions which is hand watering of plant material only.
Watering restrictions also apply to residents in the Big Eddy.
Shutting Off Your Water
The City of Revelstoke will locate and turn your water off at the property line should you have an issue that requires the water be turned off. Except in the case of an emergency, the City requires a 24-hour notice to shut off water to a location. Please refer to Schedule G in the consolidated Fees and Charges Bylaw 2008 for the current charge for this service. To arrange to have your water shut off, please call (250) 837-2001.
If it is an after-hours emergency call, the charge is double the rate of pay for a minimum of two hours.
Water Quality Analysis
City water is collected from various locations throughout the municipality and sent to an independent lab for testing for fecal coliform and E. coli. Test results are returned to the City for record keeping. The City also has a complete water analysis report done once a year on the Greeley creek water supply.