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Advisory - Alberta Emergency Alert - Water Supply Alert Updated
From: Central Peace Regional Emergency Management Agency
Issued: Mar 01, 2019 at 09:45 AM
- Alert: Feb 27, 2019 at 10:59 PM
- Update: Feb 28, 2019 at 08:01 AM
- Update: Mar 01, 2019 at 09:45 AM
Area: Spirit River #133
Description: There is a water main break in the Village of Rycroft that could not be isolated and has resulted in a loss of water supplies .
The Village of Rycroft was forced to shut down the water distribution system due to low water levels in the potable water supplies. A State of Local Emergency is now in effect. Repairs are being are being conducted and periodic line testing may temporarily energize lines but water is non- consumable. Since we were unable to maintain positive pressure on the system, additional sampling and testing will be conducted in order to verify that water is safe to drink.
Instruction: Until further notice Do not consume tap water. Drink bottled water only. Watch for further directions from local authorities. This alert will remain in effect until repairs are completed and the system is restored to normal conditions.
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