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Mandatory water conservation order lifted in Enderby

A temporary water line was built across the Bawtree Bridge in Enderby to alleviate a mandatory conservation advisory.
May 12, 2017 - 12:20 PM

ENDERBY - A mandatory water conservation advisory in Enderby has been lifted.

The good news come after the successful installation of a temporary line over the Bawtree Bridge, restoring access to the city's back-up water source. As a result, the City of Enderby has cancelled its State of Local Emergency, according to a media release.

"Our crew, contractors and volunteers worked tirelessly to get this temporary line in place so that the mandatory water conservation advisory could be lifted for our residents. It was truly a team effort," Mayor Greg McCune says in the release.

The City is encouraging residents to resume normal domestic and business uses but in order to ensure the system is not overwhelmed, residents are asked not to turn on irrigation, wash vehicles or driveways, or do other non-essential activities that consume a lot of water. These activities can begin to be phased back in next week.

Meanwhile, the Boil Water Advisory remains in effect until further notice.

"Our residents deserve a ton of praise for how patient and supportive they were throughout this event. When faced with a tough situation, our community never fails to pull together for each other,” McCune says.


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