Water ban in Valleyview goes into effect Wednesday

"In response to recent hot weather and subsequent low water levels in the Little Smoky River, on July 19, 2021, Valleyview Town Council passed a Water Conservation Policy which allows for the implementation of a water restriction or a water ban"

 

Residents in the town of Valleyview will be asked to cut all non-essential water, when a water ban goes into effect Wednesday at 2pm

A Facebook Post from the Town of Vallerview says All customers – residential, industrial, and commercial – are asked to discontinue all non-essential water use and are advised that all outdoor water use is prohibited.

Discontinuing of all non-essential water use by all customers includes:

No watering lawns, gardens, or trees

No washing vehicles, driveways, sidewalks, house exteriors

No filling pools, fountains, ponds

No use of water not used for human consumption

 

In conformity, the Town will discontinue non-essential water use, including:

No firefighting training, street sweeping, hydrant flushing, park watering, fleet vehicle washing, construction projects.

Spray park shall be closed

For users of the Truck and Barrell Fills at the Water Treatment Plant:

The Truck Fill at the Water Treatment Plant will be closed on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. and will remain closed until the water ban is lifted.

The Barrel Fill will remain open for potable water users between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Users of the barrel fill are limited to 1 cubic meter of potable water every two days.

The Town will manage water amounts to ensure sufficient water storage for firefighting.

During a water ban, all customers are encouraged to make others aware of the ban and/or report violations to the Town.

 

If you have any questions, or require further information, please call the Town of Valleyview Utilities Department, (780) 524-5156.

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