Vancouver Water Restrictions- NO Boat Washing Rainwater Now Available for Light Rinsing

Metro Vancouver has activated Stage 3 of the Water Shortage Response Plan. Boat washing from the city source is PROHIBITED and the JSCA is asking all users of the Jericho Sailing Centre to comply.

8-19-15-04HOWEVER; the JSCA has started to collect rainwater and encourages users to rinse their craft, particularly parts that are vulnerable to sand and salt corrosion.

Going forward the JSCA is looking at ways to get our boat washing stations “off the grid” by collecting, storing and utilizing rainwater. Our Planning and Operations Committee will be considering ways and means of doing this and we invite all members to join in on the conversation. Next Planning meeting is Sept 29 at 1900H.