The State of Local Emergency has been cancelled.
Stage 4 Water Conservation Regulations for the Chapman Water System remain in place.
UPDATE ON NOVEMBER 23
The Emergency Operations Centre is continuing work to secure water supply for users on the Chapman
Water System. An update on our current water supply situation can be seen here.
update on november 18
The State of Local Emergency (SOLE), enacted due to the water supply emergency has been cancelled. Stage 4 Water Conservation Regulations remain in place. Read more HERE.
update on november 17
A change has been made on an order under the State of Local Emergency which allows for the installation of ice at the Sunshine Coast Arena. Read more HERE.
update on november 15
The State of Local Emergency has been extended. Read more HERE.
update on november 10
A second order under the State of Local Emergency has been issued. Read more HERE.
update on november 8
The State of Local Emergency has been extended until November 14 due to the uncertainty of our water supply in the coming months. Read more HERE.
Update on november 7
Water regulations are still in place and are required to secure supply. Read more HERE.
UPDATE ON OCTOBER 31
Some water use restrictions lifted; caution still required. Water supply update can be found HERE.
UPDATE ON OCTOBER 28
More rain still needed. Water supply update can be found HERE.
UPDATE ON OCTOBER 27
The SCRD’s General Manager of Infrastructure Services and EOC Director, Remko Rosenboom provided a comprehensive update on our current water supply situation. View the slides here.
UPDATE ON OCTOBER 25
The Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) is continuing work to secure water supply for users on the Chapman Water System. An update on our current water supply situation can be found HERE.
The State of Local Emergency (SOLE) has been extended until lake levels in both Edwards and Chapman Lake have increased significantly. No additional restrictions have been added. The extended SOLE can be found HERE.
update on october 21
Update on october 19
The SCRD has received permission to reduce environmental flow needs (EFN) for Chapman Creek by 20%. From 200 litres per second to 160 litres. This will begin tomorrow night at 6 p.m. and will remain in place until such time that Stage 4 is rescinded or until salmon are confirmed to be migrating upstream.
This reduction in EFN will allow for more water to be available for community use and will further extend water supply.
Watch a video update HERE.
update on october 18
An update on the water supply situation and the State of Local Emergency for October 18 can be found HERE.
Update on October 17
The first order of the SOLE can be found linked HERE. The first order affects several large non-essential
commercial uses of water including:
• Swimming Pools
• Breweries, Cideries and Distilleries
• Businesses that bottle water
• Non-medical cannabis production
• Businesses that involve the transport, processing, cleaning, installation or repair of concrete, cement,
asphalt, gravel, or aggregate.
Further information is in this news release.
Please stay tuned to the SCRD on Facebook and the SCRD Website at www.scrd.ca for updates.