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District of Lake Country issues boil-water notice

A map showing area in Lake Country that are under a boil water notice that was issued on Tuesday, March 12, 2024. District of Lake Country

The District of Lake Country has issued a wide-ranging boil-water notice.

According to the district, the notice was issued following a planned water-system outage that occurred earlier in the day.

The notice is for those who use the Beaver Lake source of water.

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“The District of Lake Country and Interior Health recommend that all customers in the affected area drink boiled water or a safe alternative,” reads the warning.

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“Water intended for drinking, washing fruits and vegetables, making beverages or ice, or brushing teeth should be boiled for one minute. Boiled water should then be refrigerated in a clean, covered container.”

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The district added that residents can also use water that has been filtered through a well-maintained treatment device.

More information about water advisories is available on Interior Health’s website.

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