Source: Grande Prairie Regional Emergency Partnership
Issued: Oct 28, 2022 at 11:38 AM
Description: Alberta Emergency Alert - Water Supply Alert Update
Aquatera has issued a boil water advisory for the Town of Sexsmith. This is expected to be in effect until Sunday evening or Monday morning. For the most up-to-date information please visit the Aquatera website at www.aquatera.ca
Water for bathing or washing clothes does not need to be boiled. Water can be used for washing hands provided soap is used, followed by applying an alcohol-based sanitizer containing more than 60 per cent alcohol.
Potable water will be available at the Sexsmith Fire Hall located at 9500 97 Street. Residents can bring their own containers and access up to five gallons of water per household. Water will be available to residents until further notice.
Aquatera’s Bulk Water Station located at 10009 Elevator Road in Sexsmith, AB is temporarily out of service.
During this time customers can access Aquatera’s other bulk water stations located at: 12109 97 Avenue, 13405 97 Street in Grande Prairie or 711079 RR73, Dimsdale, AB.
Action to take:
- Bring water to a rapid rolling boil for 1 minute before using the water for drinking, brushing teeth, rinsing mouth, cleaning raw foods, preparing infant formula, juices and making ice
- Water for bathing or washing clothes does not need to be boiled
- The bulk water station in Sexsmith is temporarily out of service
- Potable water is available for residents at the Sexsmith Fire Hall.
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