Charlottetown residents could be penalized for wasting water after the city passed a resolution to make restrictions mandatory.
Mayor Clifford Lee said the city made amendments to water and sewer utility rules and regulations because protecting the water supply was a high priority for council.
“These restriction will help ease the strain on our water supply by increasing public awareness and encouraging conservation,” he said.
Coun. Eddie Rice, chair of the city’s water and sewer utility, said the changes give the utility the tools it needs to ensure compliance with those who waste water.
“Even with the rain we’ve had lately, we all have a responsibility to work together and be mindful of our water usage,” he said.