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.

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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