Friday, July 19, 2013

Boil water advisory!

Friday, July 19, 2013

Boil Water Notice

Written by Glen Morrison 107.5 KISSFM Friday, 19 July 2013 03:14 
All Greater Vernon water users served by the Kalamalka  Lake system are now on a precautionary 24 hour boil water notice.

 This after a power outage caused an automated valve to malfunction allowing untreated water into the system. The utility is flushing and will advise when it's safe to lift the notice.

What does Boil Water Notice mean?
This means that all customers should exercise caution when using the water for consumption purposes the following should be boiled for one minute:

What should customers do?
Customers, water intended for the following uses, should be boiled for one minute:
• drinking
• washing fruits and vegetables
• making beverages or ice
• brushing teeth
Staff continually monitors water quality and will notify customers if any further changes occur.
For further information, please call 250-550-3700 or check our website at for updates.
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