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Southwest Nova Scotia water shortage

Residents experiencing drought conditions can get water at provincial parks in theResidents experiencing drought conditions can get water at provincial parks in thesouthwest region.Some parks require you to contact them before you arrive to use their facilities.You need to follow public health guidelines at all parks, including wearing a mask, keeping asafe distance from park employees and others, and not using the facilities if you’re experiencingany COVID-19 symptoms or have travelled outside the Atlantic bubble in the last 14 days.These parks will remain open to the public until further notice.

Shelburne CountyThe Islands Provincial Park, 183 Islands Park Road, ShelburneCall the park in advance at 902-875-2501.The comfort station is open between 1:30 and 3:30 pm daily for public access to showers,toilets and drinking water.Facilities will be closed to campers during the public access period and reopened forcampers after cleaning.Sand Hill Beach Provincial Park, 28 Sand Hills Beach Park Rd., Villagedale The day-use area is open for non-potable waterfill-ups only (not drinking water).