Alberta Emergency Alert - Water Supply Alert Updated

Advisory: Water Supply (Updated Mar 01, 2019 at 09:45 AM)

Advisory: Water Supply

Updated Mar 01, 2019 at 09:45 AM

Source: Central Peace Regional Emergency Management Agency

Issued: Mar 01, 2019 at 09:45 AM


Description: Alberta Emergency Alert - Water Supply Alert Updated

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.

Area: Spirit River #133

Action to take:

  • 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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