Southwest Nova Scotia water shortage

Residents experiencing drought conditions can get water at Department of Lands and Forestry offices in Shelburne and Yarmouth counties. Showers are not available.

You must contact the offices before you arrive to use their facilities.

You need to follow public health guidelines at all offices, including wearing a mask, keeping a safe distance from employees and others, and not using the facilities if you're experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms or have travelled outside the Atlantic bubble in the last 14 days.

Shelburne Co.

Department of Lands and Forestry Shelburne office
91 Goulden's Lane, Churchover

Call the office in advance at 902-875-2501 or 902-875-3586

Facilities are available weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for public access to non-potable water.

Yarmouth Co.

Department of Lands and Forestry Tusket office
4300 Highway 308, Tusket

Call the office in advance at 902-648-3540

Facilities are available weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for public access to non-potable water.