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Vancouver Water Restrictions May Extend To The End Of October

Vancouver Water Restrictions May Extend To The End Of October - Granville Island Waterpark 2014

Just over one month into the Stage 3 water restrictions, metro Vancouverites are hoping for the restriction to be lifted, but unfortunately that wait could be delayed.

According to AccuWeather, the forecast is calling for hot and dry conditions in British Columbia for the next few weeks, which can ultimately lead to the water restrictions extending into the fall.

AccuWeather is predicting that B.C. will have temperatures up to two degrees higher than usual on the coast, and up to four degrees higher than usual on the mainland. The conditions are reportedly being caused by warm weather, also referred to as “The Blob”.

In similar past situations, water restrictions typically ran until the end of September, but this year’s restrictions are likely to last until the end of October, if the predicted forecast is accurate.

On a positive note, reservoir levels have increased, and the likelihood of entering Stage 4 water restrictions is very low.

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