CANMORE, Alberta, Aug. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The boil water order issued by Alberta Well being Providers on July 29 has been lifted for the Avens/Elk Run areas and a portion of the Larch neighbourhood. Residents on the 100 block of Larch Place ought to proceed to boil their water previous to consumption (see detailed maps under).
These new areas add to the next areas which were cleared for normal water service over the previous few days: Benchlands, Cougar Creek, Palliser Path, Silvertip, Lifeless Man’s Flats, Harvie Heights, the Canmore Nordic Centre, Three Sisters Resort, Peaks of Grassi, Rundleview, Homesteads and residents and companies located on Bow Valley Path (see detailed maps under).
Efficient instantly, residents, guests and companies within the inexperienced areas of the maps are not topic to the boil water order. Residents and companies within the the rest of the city of Canmore (pink areas on the maps) are nonetheless required to boil water earlier than consumption, till additional discover.
EPCOR recommends all residents who now have common water service to run their water-using fixtures for 5 minutes or till the water is evident as soon as, earlier than consuming it once more. Residents also can drain cisterns, together with bathrooms, and flush with clear water.
Companies which were cleared for normal water service ought to check with the Alberta Well being Service steering doc associated to their trade (see hyperlinks under) for procedures to take following the lifting of a boil water order.
As EPCOR continues to flush and check the remaining elements of city, residents and companies could briefly expertise low water strain or a short lived water outage. We thank residents, guests and companies for his or her persistence and help as we work as rapidly as attainable to revive common water service.
For areas remaining underneath the boil water order, water instantly from the faucet shouldn’t be consumed.
Consumption of microbiologically-contaminated water could end in sickness and abdomen flu-like signs corresponding to diarrhea, nausea, abdomen cramps and complications.
Till additional discover, guests, residents and enterprise homeowners within the areas recognized in pink on the maps should carry faucet water to a rolling boil for a minimum of one minute previous to:
- brushing tooth
- cleansing uncooked meals
- getting ready toddler components or juices
- making ice
- handwashing dishes
Water used for bathing, flushing or laundering garments doesn’t must be boiled. Dishwashers may also be used if they’re in good working order and have a high temperature sanitizer cycle.
Water vans offering free, potable water are additionally accessible from 9 a.m. to eight p.m. at:
- Canmore Recreation Centre: 1900 8 Ave, Canmore
- Elizabeth Rummel College: 1033 Cougar Creek Drive, Canmore
- Lawrence Grassi Center College: 610 7 Avenue, Canmore
- Elevation Place: 700 Railway Ave #100, Canmore
Residents and guests of Canmore may as an alternative select to buy bottled water throughout the boil water order.
Residents can discover extra data on boil water orders and steps to take as soon as lifted right here.
Companies, faculties and health-care amenities can discover extra data on the procedures to take throughout and instantly following boil water orders on the next paperwork.
Anybody requiring further data, is requested to name EPCOR at 403-609-6400.
Well being-related questions must be directed to Well being Hyperlink at 811 or MyHealth.Alberta.ca.
For extra data contact:
EPCOR, via its wholly owned subsidiaries, builds, owns and operates electrical, pure fuel and water transmission and distribution networks, water and wastewater remedy amenities, sanitary and stormwater techniques, and infrastructure in Canada and america. The corporate additionally gives electrical energy, pure fuel and water services and products to residential and business clients. EPCOR, headquartered in Edmonton, is an Alberta Prime 75 employer.