LEVEL 2 WATER RESTRICTIONS - IN EFFECT November 24, 2017
Mandatory Water Restrictions
All outdoor water use including watering lawns, non-commercial washing of vehicles, sidewalks, pads, exteriors of buildings, filling of hot tubs/Jacuzzis, recreational use of sprinklers and like water toys, is restricted to the following schedule:
ODD numbered addresses may use water for these purposes Thursdays and Sundays
EVEN numbered addresses may use water for these purposes Wednesday and Saturdays
WATERING: may occur only on such permitted days during the following hours:
6:00 am – 9:00 am; and
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Flowerbeds and vegetable gardens may be watered by hand, during prescribed times, using a watering can or a hose with a nozzle trigger shut off to restrict water flow.
Requests for site and condition-specific irrigation scheduling for commercial or industrial operations using a metered irrigation system may be approved in writing by the CAO.
Requests for water conservation exemption permits for newly seeded lawns or freshly planted sod may be applied for at the Municipal Office.
Diamond Valley Protective Services staff enforce the Water Use and Conservation Bylaw. Fines for not obeying Level 2 Mandatory Water Restrictions range from $100 to $800. The Town of Diamond Valley thanks all of its residents for their anticipated cooperation.
Water EmergenciesIf you are experiencing flooding inside your basement or another water emergency, turn off your main shut-off valve, call the 24-Hour Public Works Emergency line, and then call your plumber.
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Rain barrels and rain totes are available to purchase on a first come first serve basis via the Diamond Valley Town Office, please call to make arrangements to purchase and pick up your rain barrel/tote.
The Sheep River Regional Utility Corporation (SRRUC) provides the Town of Diamond Valley with potable water. To learn more about SRRUC or to view information and meeting minutes, please click the links.
Diamond Valley Utility operators monitor the Town's potable water to ensure their treatment and distribution processes are continuing to provide safe drinking water for the Town's residents. Alberta Environment and Public Works monitor the Town's drinking water quality against approved water quality guidelines to ensure compliance while delivering safe drinking water and optimization of facility performances.
Testing of the water in the Diamond Valley system happens regularly, with larger-scale testing occurring twice each year. Part of the results of those tests provides us with the "hardness level" of our water, which residents with water-softeners need to know. The most recent test results were from October, 2021, and the hardness level was 180 mg/L or 12.6 gpg.