The District of Tofino has implemented Stage 4 Water Restrictions:
WATER USE IS RESTRICTED TO DRINKING AND SANITATION PURPOSES ONLY. Urgent request to all community members & visitors to immediately reduce all unnecessary use of water to ensure adequate fire flow for emergency purposes.
-All outdoor use of water is prohibited; and -indoor use of water is restricted to drinking and sanitation purposes District crews are troubleshooting the issues and maintaining communication with BC Hydro regarding the larger power outage.
Currently, the District’s downtown reservoirs are dropping 2% every 30 minutes.
The District of Tofino has initiated Stage 4 water restrictions due to failure of two critical back-up generators. Stage 4 has been initiated in order to maintain fire flow for emergency purposes.