Alberta Emergency Alert - Water Supply and Quality Alert Updated

Advisory: Water Supply (Updated May 03, 2020 at 09:11 AM)

Advisory: Water Supply

Updated May 03, 2020 at 09:11 AM

Source: Mackenzie County

Issued: May 03, 2020 at 09:11 AM

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Description: Alberta Emergency Alert - Water Supply and Quality Alert Updated

A boil water advisory remains in effect for Fort Vermilion. The water may be unsafe to drink or use due to the Peace River Ice Jam flooding. The flooding has caused a disruption in water supply for the hamlet of Fort Vermilion. Both Fort Vermilion truck fill stations remain closed. The water supply for La Crete has been restored and the La Crete area truck fills are operational.

All potable water truck fill stations in the Fort Vermilion area remain closed. Only use water for essential uses such as cooking and personal hygiene. Go to www.mackenziecounty.com/peace-river-ice-jam-flood-information for more information.

Action to take:

  • In Fort Vermilion, bring water to a rapid rolling boil for 1 minute prior to use
  • Take all necessary precautions
  • For updates, please call Mackenzie County at 780-927-3718 or follow Mackenzie County‚Äôs Facebook page.

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