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Problem at water plant leads to boil water notice in Summerland

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July 26, 2017 - 12:36 PM

SUMMERLAND – A problem at the Summerland water treatment plant last night has prompted a boil water notice this morning and there's no word when it will be lifted.

An issue at the water treatment plant stopped chlorine from disinfecting water at the plant from 6:40 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on July 25, according to a release from the District of Summerland.

The issue is solved and the plant is operating normally, but a boil water notice is in effect until the untreated water makes it through the system.

The release states staff are monitoring the situation and will send an update when the notice is lifted.

District officials aren't certain when the boil water notice will be lifted.

Bring water to a rolling boil for at least one minute before consuming, or use a safe water alternative. Boil water for food preparation, teeth brushing and for drinking.


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