Effective immediately, Friday, April 22, 2022 a
WATER QUALITY ADVISORY
has been issued for the Edgewater Water System
The RDEK and Interior Health recommend that children, the elderly, people with weakened immune systems, and anyone seeking additional protection drink boiled water or a safe alternative until further notice. For these at-risk populations, water intended for drinking, washing fruits and vegetables, making beverages or ice, or brushing teeth should be boiled for one minute.
The RDEK has issued this water quality advisory due to high turbidity levels.
The public will be notified when conditions change or water quality has improved. Thank you for your patience.
For More Information Contact:
Tom Altmann, Utilities Superintendent
The source water intake for Edgewater is located in Lake Baptiste, approximately two kilometers southeast of town adjacent to the Elk Park Ranches. The water flows from Lake Baptiste, through the treatment plant, to steel reservoirs, and then on to consumers all using the force of gravity.
Edgewater water is disinfected with both UV and chlorine and is stored at the Hewitt Road reservoirs, which provide 1200m3 of treated storage. The RDEK has the capability to fully monitor the entire process through Edgewater’s Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system which alerts the operators of any potential problems.
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Last edited: Fri, April 22, 2022 - 12:59:40