Boil water advisory issued Thursday evening for Canmore and surrounding communities – .

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Boil water advisory issued Thursday evening for Canmore and surrounding communities – .


CALGARY – A boil water advisory was issued Thursday for Canmore and surrounding communities.

The advisory was issued by Alberta Health Services after the detection of high levels of turbidity in the water.

EPCOR issued a statement around 9 p.m., informing residents that it was working to restore water quality.

Until then, residents and businesses in Canmore, Dead Man’s Flats, Harvie Heights, and Canmore Nordic Center are advised to boil water prior to consumption, until further notice from EPCOR advising that ‘it is safe.

EPCOR said in a statement that the boil water advisory is preventative pending the results of a water test.

Until then, residents should boil water before drinking, cleaning raw food, brushing teeth, making formula or juice, making ice or washing the room. dishes in hand.

Consuming microbiologically contaminated water can lead to stomach flu-like illnesses and symptoms, such as diarrhea, nausea, stomach cramps, and headaches.

Water for baths, dishes in the dishwasher or for laundry does not need to be boiled.

Anyone needing further information is asked to call EPCOR at 403-609-6400.

If you have any questions about health, contact Health Link at 811 or visit MyHealth.Alberta.ca

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