Falcon Ridge water quality advisory rescinded

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CENTRAL OKANAGAN - A Water Quality Advisory has been rescinded for residents served by the Falcon Ridge Water System in the Central Okanagan East Electoral Area.

The lifting of the advisory by the Regional District of Central Okanagan was made in consultation with Interior Health.

“Turbidity in the source water for the Falcon Ridge system has decreased and is once again within the acceptable and safe Canadian guidelines for drinking water quality. As a result we’ve removed the Water Quality Advisory that was issued on May 24th and customers are no longer advised to boil their water before using it for drinking, washing fruits and vegetables or brushing their teeth," RDCO Communications Officer Bruce Smith says.

“The most recent advisory for the more than 50 properties connected to the Falcon Ridge system was a precautionary measure and no bacteria was detected within the water system," Smith adds.

For more information about the six water systems operated and maintained by the Regional District visit regionaldistrict.com/water or contact RDCO Environmental Services at engineer@cord.bc.ca or 250-469-6241.

To subscribe online for Regional District water quality advisories or alerts by email visit regionaldistrict.com/water.

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