Alberta Floods 2013: Government’s Absurd Water Usage Restrictions

Don’t wash wash your cars… unless you go to a commercial car wash.

• Limit toilet flushing.
• Limit showers to five minutes or less and keep baths shallow.
• Hold off on doing laundry.
• Only use your dishwasher if absolutely necessary and you have a full load.
• Turn off taps when brushing teeth or shaving.
Don’t wash your vehicle.

Effective immediately and until further notice, the use of tap water outdoors is suspended….

There are exceptions to the Water Utility Bylaw. They include:
• Washing outdoor surfaces for health and safety reasons for childcare facilities, food and beverage establishments and kennel and animal care facilities.
• Washing of vehicles to follow health and safety regulations.
• Watering of plants, shrubs and trees offered for sale.
Businesses that have a license to operate exterior window washing services and car washes.

— Read more at Calgary City News Blog


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