Summer drought is the ‘new normal’ in the Cowichan Valley. The CVRD's New Normal website provides updates on current drought conditions, along with information and tools that make adapting to the ‘new normal’ easier.
When we are experiencing drought conditions, there are a number of steps you can take to conserve water and prepare yourself to deal with the lack of water.
Current Drought Level 0 - NORMAL
Cowichan Valley Drought Level
The Drought Level is measured on a six-point scale describing the seriousness and appropriate response to drought conditions.
General Response Measures
There is sufficient water to meet socio-economic and ecosystem needs