Pinecrest, Britannia Beach & Furry Creek Water Restrictions

Aug 30, 2023
Affected Communities: 
Electoral Area D

As severe drought conditions persist across the province, the Government of British Columbia is urging everyone to do their part to conserve water.  

Electoral Area D is currently experiencing a drought level 5 (the highest drought level).  In response, Pinecrest, Britannia Beach and Furry Creek water system users are being asked to conserve water through increased watering and sprinkling restrictions:

All sprinkling and irrigation are prohibited.

Using a garden hose to wash outdoor surfaces, including sidewalks, driveways and washing recreational vehicles is prohibited.

Hand watering, drip irrigation, or vegetable garden watering is permitted.

For more information on the current drought conditions around the province and water conversation efforts, visit

For more information on watering and sprinkling restrictions, visit

If you have any questions, please contact the SLRD Environmental Services Department at 604-894-6371 ext 227 or email

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