The current heat wave and subsequent water usage is putting enormous stress on the municipal treated water supply.
Why is there a water shortage when Pemberton is surrounded by water?
Pemberton’s potable water supply is unrelated to river levels. All municipal water must be treated and pumped up to reservoirs which have limited capacity. On a number of days in July 2023, the Village surpassed 4 million litres of water per day, which is three times the national average per capita.
Water restrictions are set by the Village of Pemberton and apply only to the use of treated drinking water – not private well water and recycled water.
When can I water?
Even addresses water on Thursdays
Odd addresses water on Wednesdays
Between 4am - 9am OR 7pm - 10pm
For more information, visit the Sprinkling and Watering Restrictions page.