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Council Day 237: Water Restriction Questions

I had a call the other day from a resident who was concerned about access to drinking water. “Will we run out?” she asked.

It’s understandable people are anxious about North Cowichan’s residential water supply in the midst of a level 4 drought, local and provincial governments driving waters users to reduce water consumption by 20%, the Cowichan River supply critically low, and news of depleted aquifers south of us. Makes you wonder if that tall glass of water you just reached for will be your last. (more…)

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