Silver Star residents advised to boil water

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VERNON - A boil water notice has been issued for the Silver Star Water Utility due to a bacteria count.

The Regional District of North Okanagan, in conjunction with Interior Health, issued the notice yesterday evening, June 3, advising customers to boil all water intended for consumption purposes for one minute.

Consumption purposes include drinking, for washing fruits and vegetables, making drinks or ice and brushing teeth.

The district says staff is investigating the issue and will be taking measures to correct any issues discovered. Customers will be notified when water quality has returned to normal.

If you have any questions about this notice, you can contact the regional district at 250-550-3700 or check our website at for updates.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Charlotte Helston at or call 250-309-5230. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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