Haywood water restrictions for all municipalities

originally posted on November 22, 2016


As the drought affecting Western North Carolina shows no signs of letting up, all municipalities in Haywood are now under some level of water restrictions, ranging from voluntary to mandatory.

Canton / Clyde:

The Town of Canton and Town of Clyde have both implemented Stage 2 Mandatory Water Conservation Procedures. All water users are instructed to reduce their water consumption and improve water use efficiency. Water supply conditions indicate a water shortage.

Customers are expected to use 25 percent less water in comparison to their previous month’s water bill as measured by the water meter. The following restrictions apply to the use of potable water: (1) landscape irrigation; (2) washing impervious surfaces such as driveways, sidewalks, patios, roads, or parking lots; (3) filling …

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