UBC Water Restrictions Moving to Stage 3; Extreme Fire Rating

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Stage 3 Water Restrictions

UBC is moving to Stage 3 water restrictions following Metro Vancouver guidelines. Full details can be read at http://www.buildingoperations.ubc.ca/watering/.

View the GVWD Water Shortage Response Plan – At a Glance document to learn more about water restrictions at the various stages.

Extreme Fire Rating

Earlier this month, a discarded cigarette caused a shrub fire on campus, which highlights how little it takes for a fire to start in these extremely dry conditions. With an extreme fire rating in place, smokers should carefully dispose of butts and ashes in non-flammable locations.

View the BC Wildfire Service’s Danger Ratings Map (updated daily)