Stage 1 Water Restrictions in Effect May 1

April 16, 2024

Via the Comox Valley Regional District:

Stage 1 water restrictions will come into effect on May 1 for the Black Creek-Oyster Bay, Comox Valley, Royston and Union Bay Water Systems.

Under stage 1, lawn and garden sprinkling is permitted between the hours of 5 am – 8 am and 7 pm – 10 pm, on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday for even numbered addresses and Wednesday, Friday and Sunday for odd numbered addresses.

“Spring is upon us and it’s important to consider our water usage in all of our water systems,” explains Mike Herschmiller, Manager of Water Services. “Although rain will likely fall over the next few weeks, we want to remind residents to consider how they use their water and encourage everyone to conserve wherever possible.”

For more information on the different water systems, water restrictions and to view your watering schedule, visit

The Comox Valley Regional District is a partnership of three electoral areas and three municipalities operating on the unceded traditional territory of the K’ómoks First Nation, the traditional keepers of the land. The members of the regional district work collaboratively on providing sustainable services for the benefit of the diverse urban and rural areas of the Comox Valley.