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State of emergency declared on Sunshine Coast because of drought

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B.C.'s Sunshine Coast has declared a state of local emergency due to an ongoing drought, ordering businesses to stop using water over an "imminent threat" that the supply could be exhausted. The regional district made the declaration Monday, as severe drought conditions persisted. Swimming pools, breweries, non-medical cannabis producers, businesses that bottle water, and those that transport and install concrete, cement and gravel are among those being instructed to halt the use of potable water starting at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday.
Published 4 months ago · Sunshine Coast, Canada

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B.C.'s Sunshine Coast orders businesses to stop using water amid drought

B.C.'s Sunshine Coast has declared a state of local emergency due to an ongoing drought, ordering businesses to stop using water over an "imminent threat" that the supply could be exhausted.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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State of emergency declared on Sunshine Coast because of drought

A state of local emergency declared on the Sunshine Coast because of drought includes an order for breweries, water bottlers and non-medical cannabis growers to shut down water use starting at 11:59 p.m. P.T. on Tuesday.

4 months ago·Canada
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Sunshine Coast declares state of local emergency as drought persists - BC

The emergency declaration comes with a strict water conservation order, banning the use of pools and hot tubs and the production of alcoholic beverages.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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B.C.'s Sunshine Coast declares state of emergency over drought

SECHELT, B.C. — A British Columbia community has declared a state of local emergency as a drought drags on and the area risks running out of drinking water.

4 months ago·Canada
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B.C.'s Sunshine Coast declares state of emergency over drought

SECHELT, B.C. – A British Columbia community has declared a state of local emergency as a drought drags on and the area risks running out of drinking water. The Sunshine […]

4 months ago·Winnipeg, Canada
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BC Drought Forces Emergency Order on Sunshine Coast, but Officials Urge Calm

Some businesses and amenities on British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast have been told to stop using all treated drinking water later today due to severe drought, but officials say there’s no need to panic. The Sunshine Coast Regional District, District of Sechelt and shishalh Nation have declared a state of local emergency that takes effect Tuesday at midnight as the system that supplies water to about 90 percent of the homes and businesses in the S…

4 months ago·New York, United States
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