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Watering By-Law

Drinking water is a precious resource which is why it’s so important to take care of it. So we must regulate its use. Moreover, a patrol ensure compliance with the watering regulation during the summer.

Drinking water is a precious resource which is why it’s so important to take care of it. So we must regulate its use. Moreover, a patrol ensures compliance with the watering regulation during the summer.

Watering by-law in images

Allowed

You have the right to water your lawn and hedges with a sprinkler hose, porous hose or automatic system between 8 pm and 10 pm:

  • On odd days for odd addresses
  • On even days for even addresses

At any time, you can use a watering can or hose with a stopping device to water manually:

  • Your garden
  • Your flower boxes and planters
  • Your flowerbeds
  • Your trees and bushes

At any time, you can wash your car using a water bucket or a hose equipped with an automatic shutoff.

Forbidden

At any time, it is forbidden to wash car entrances, parking lots, sidewalks and patios.

It is forbidden to use a garden hose that flows continuously, with no stopping device.

Going on vacation? Do not forget to turn off your automatic watering device. Also make sure that your stopping device in case of rain is working properly before leaving.

Watering permit

Note that no watering permit for the installation of a new lawn will be issued from July 1 to August 31 inclusively.

The permit must be visible in front of your house at all times during its validity period so that any person responsible for the application of the by-law can see it.

Only one watering certificate per year is issued for a building.