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Boil water advisory continues in some Calgary communities

A boil water advisory continues in some parts of northwest Calgary, four days after it was issued.

Residents in the three following communities are being advised not to drink their water:
Kincora (Houses on Kincora Glen Road, west of Kinlea Way)
Nolan Hill
Sage Hill
The advisory has been lifted for the communities of Hamptons, Hidden Valley and Sherwood.
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The City issued the advisory on June 7th, after increased turbidity was detected in part of a water distribution system.

Click here to view a map of the Calgary communities included in the city’s boil water advisory.

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Residents and businesses in Sherwood, Hamptons and Hidden Valley communities should follow these basic steps prior to consuming their water:

  1. Flush the pipe system within your home/business by running each cold water tap used for drinking for 5 minutes.
  2. Wash tap aerators and screens in hot soapy water then disinfect them for ten minutes in a solution of one part bleach to nine parts water. Disinfect any water filters to the manufacturer’s recommendations.

 

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