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Municipality of the District of Chester
Fire & Emergency Response

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Please visit the link following for some information concerning health and safety of private wells and drinlking ater.

Health and Safety of Private Wells

Please be advised that effective July 24th road construction will begin on Mill Lake Rd No. 1, from end of pavement to end of listing. Traffic will be limited to “stop and go” during construction. Traffic Control persons will be present. The contract completion date is Sept 30, 2018.

Should you have any questions regarding this work, please contact 1-844-696-7737 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Fire Season in Lunenburg County runs from March 15, 2018 thru October 15, 2018.

You must check for and observe any burning restrictions on the DNR BURN SAFE MAP. Alternately you may call toll free 1-855-564-2876 to obtain burn conditions and restrictions. Please note that Muncipal By-laws may have additional restrictions on burning.

A simple color coding for your specific community is updated daily ay 2.00 pm and provides the information for you to determine if it’s safe to burn.

RED: No burning is permitted
YELLOW: Burning is permitted with special restrictions
GREEN: Burning is permitted

DNR will be enforcing all burn restrictions and illegal burns are subject to legal proceedings.

If you must burn, take all precautions necessary and do so only when it is safe.
If you see a Wildfire, please report it immediately to DNR at 1-800-565-2224 toll free or call 911.