CVRD should reduce playing field watering

Shawnigan Lake – I agree with Sally Lennox, who noted that playing fields and schools are exempt from watering restrictions while local families honour those restrictions, even on food crops.

Living near Shawnigan Hills playing field, where I walk daily, I see sprinklers on earlier than 5:30 a.m. and past 8 p.m. every day, for hours and hours in the mornings and evenings.

In fact, the field has a good crop of mushrooms, although it’s in full sun. Couldn’t the CVRD reduce this schedule to half or less and help us all guard the water table?

Trisha Daniell

Shawnigan Lake

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