To Residents of Leamington, Kingsville, Essex and Lakeshore who receive water from the Union Water Supply System.

  • 1Lawn or garden watering is only permitted on alternate days. Municipal addresses ending with 0, 2, 4, 6 and 8 can water on even calendar days and those ending with 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9 can water on Odd calendar days.
  • 2Lawn or garden watering is only allowed between 5am and 8am and between 6pm and midnight on permitted days.
  • 3Residents with a newly seeded or sodded lawn can apply to their local municipality for a permit temporarily exempting them from these restrictions.
  • 4If the demands on the water supply and distribution system become so severe that the level of service is threatened, a total ban on outside water use will be declared.
  • 5Breaking of these rules may result in a fine up to $5,000.

For more information please call your local municipality or click on the links provided to review your Municipality’s by-law.

Town of Kingsville

Lawn Watering By-Laws pdf (100 kb)

Municipality of Leamington

Lawn Watering By-Laws pdf (100kb)

Town of Essex

Lawn Watering By-Laws pdf (100kb)

Municipality of Lakeshore

Lawn Watering By-Laws pdf (100kb)

Union Water Supply System

Lawn Watering Brochure and Exemption Form
Or Call

Leamington – 519-326-5761

Kingsville – 519-733-2305

Essex – 519-776-7336

Lakeshore – 519-728-2700