Source: Grande Prairie Regional Emergency Partnership
Issued: Oct 30, 2022 at 02:11 PM
Description: Alberta Emergency Alert - Water Supply Alert Update
The Boil Water Advisory remains in effect. Potable water is available at the Sexsmith Fire Hall. For the most up-to-date information please visit the Aquatera website at www.aquatera.ca
Bring water to a rapid rolling boil for 1 minute before using the water for drinking, brushing teeth, rinsing the mouth, cleaning raw foods, preparing infant formula, juices and making ice.
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.
Residents may notice an increased chlorine smell, but the water remains safe following the above instructions.
Potable water will be available 24 hours a day at the Sexsmith Fire Hall located at 9500 97 Street. It will be available at the Sexsmith Arena until 5:00 pm on October 30. Residents can bring their own containers and access up to five gallons of water per household.
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:
- Potable water is available 24 hours a day for Town of Sexsmith residents at the Fire Hall
- Residents requiring support outside of regular business hours can contact Aquatera at 780-882-7800
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