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Water Conservation Inititaive

The City of Morden Council declared severe drought conditions on April 8 and implemented water restrictions on May 4, 2021.

Going by the current drawdown rate, the lake level will hit 8.5′ below Full Supply Levels by June 23 unless there is significant rain resulting in fresh inflows to the lake, our only source of water.

Lake level at 8.5′ below FSL will trigger extreme drought conditions resulting in further water use restrictions.

A team effort

In response to this situation, the City of Morden has launched a water conservation campaign to inform, engage and reward residents willing to take the matter into their own hands.

Water Conservation CHALLENGE!

The Home Conservation Challenge invites residents to submit information on their water conservation efforts in the home including photos or video.

The Yard Conservation Challenge invites residents to submit information on what you are doing to conserve water in your yard including photos or video. What are you doing to develop a drought resistant landscape?

The Water Conservation Poster Challenge is for school-aged children and youth, inviting them to share their water conservation ideas in the form of a poster.