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Water Conservation
  • Ensure that all taps and toilets are in good working order. Let your school administration know if they are not.
  • Learn about the importance of water conservation and how you can save and protect water. Check out Environment Canada’s publication Explore Water With Holly Heron.
  • Do not let any tap run unnecessarily. Don’t flush the toilet unnecessarily.
  • When waiting for hot water to come through the pipes save the cooler water in a container and use it to water plants.
The Maintenance Department Water Conservation Initiatives
  • time clocks installed on water distillers used in school science areas
  • solenoids and motion detectors installed on urinals
  • tank-less water heater testing underway
  • metered low-flow faucet aerators, shower heads and toilets installed
  • pressure reducing valves installed on main water lines

Living Water Smart

British Columbians rely on our provinceís great water. In the next 25 years, we will see the provinceís population grow by another 1.4 million people, so our water resource will have to go a lot further without compromising natureís needs.

Living Water Smart is the provincial governmentís plan to keep our water healthy and secure for the future. Check this site often to learn how B.C. is working to protect and preserve our water and how you can be involved!

Click on the picture below to go to the site!