What water conservation measures does Cochrane have in place?

We have numerous conservation initiatives that have been successful such as the three-tier water rate, the water conservation rebate program and a low-flow fixture requirement. The Water Utility bylaw limits the time of day you can water outside year round. Since the bylaw was originally approved in 2008, Cochranites have reduced their average water consumption approximately 15%.

The Town has also partnered with ExactET on a local weather station that can send information to irrigation systems so that they only use the water your soil really needs. We are also working with Parks to pilot irrigation systems controlled by this weather station.

As an organization, the Town has a policy in place to look for ways to reduce water consumption in the Town operations as well as in the community. We continually research new initiatives to consider for water conservation.

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1. Where does our water come from?
2. Is our water soft or hard?
3. Does the Town add fluoride to our drinking water?
4. Why is my water cloudy?
5. Why does my water pressure fluctuate?
6. How much water do we use here?
7. What water conservation measures does Cochrane have in place?