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Brown lawns in Vancouver area now the norm amid drought, watering restrictions

Many have come to accept their predicament

September 7, 2023  By Turf & Rec

Brown lawns have become the norm in Vancouver amid British Columbia’s extreme drought. For many, they’ve come to accept the changing landscape. Small patches of weeds and clover can be seen for a touch of green, but strict watering restrictions have left yards mostly brown. BBC News has taken an in-depth look at the situation in the province’s Lower Mainland with comments from both affected residents and parks and recreation officials. To read more, click here.


This article is part of the Municipalities Week.

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