Alberta Emergency Alert - Water Supply Alert Updated BOIL WATER ADVISORY

Advisory: Water Supply (Updated Apr 19, 2017 at 06:28 PM)

Advisory: Water Supply

Updated Apr 19, 2017 at 06:28 PM

Source: Red Deer County

Issued: Apr 19, 2017 at 06:28 PM

Description: Alberta Emergency Alert - Water Supply Alert Updated BOIL WATER ADVISORY

The Hamlet of Springbrook - The water service has been restored. There maybe isolated interruptions over the next 2-4 hours as EPCOR flushes the sytem. Alberta Health Services Boil Water Advisory is still in effect until further notice for Springbrook. For inquiries, please go to www.epcor.com" target="_blank">www.epcor.com.

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has issued a boil water order to the County of Red Deer and EPCOR, covering the Community of Springbrook, located in Red Deer County about 10 km south of the City of Red Deer. Safety of the drinking water from the Springbrook water system may have been compromised due to a fire at the pumphouse. Consumption of the water without first boiling may result in illness. As such, effective immediately UPON THE RESTORATION of water service, EPCOR advises that ALL users of Springbrook's drinking water supply bring water to a rolling boil for at least one minute prior to any consumption, including: drinking, cleaning raw foods, brushing teeth, preparing infant formula or juices, making ice and hand washing dishes. Water used for bathing, or for laundering of clothing, does not need to be boiled. Residents may instead choose to purchase and consume bottles water for the duration of this order. This order will remain in effect until further notice. www.epcor.com" target="_blank">www.epcor.com

Area: Red Deer County

Action to take:

  • Do not consume
  • Take all necessary precautions
  • Boil water - bring water to a rapid rolling boil for one minute prior to use
  • Drink bottled water only
  • Follow the directions of local authorities.

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