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The original item was published from 9/10/2021 7:40:00 PM to 9/13/2021 6:05:00 AM.

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Posted on: September 7, 2021


Boil Water Advisory update

Update: September 10, 2021

The boil water advisory for Dorchester Ranch is now lifted. 

Update: September 9, 2021

Water has been restored but is still not safe to drink at Dorchester Ranch. The boil water advisory continues to be in effect. Residents will be notified when the boil water advisory is lifted as per Alberta Health Services.

Updated: September 8, 2021

There is a boil water advisory in effect for Dorchester Estates. Once water is restored, it is still not safe to drink. Please see the following Alberta Health Services links regarding How to use boiled water safely, and how to store boiled water:

Boil Water Advisory: How to Use Water Safely in Your Home

Storing Water during a Boil Water Advisory 

County Utility Operators will also hand this notice out door to door on the morning of Sept 8 2021.

Please refer to the County of Wetaskiwin Website and Facebook page for all updates, including when the boil water advisory will be lifted.

Posted: September 7, 2021

The Dorchester Water Treatment Plant had an unexpected emergency, and will be down for approximately one day.

The County of Wetaskiwin Utilities Department will make available cases of bottled water (available for pick up at the Dorchester Water Treatment Plant at 6:30 PM September 7, 2021). A potable water trailer will be brought in at 10:30AM September 8, 2021, and staged at the Water Treatment Plant. Residents will be able to fill their own personal water jugs. This is a reminder that COVID 19 protocols are in place, and that maintaining social distancing along with masking, is required.

During work hours, please contact 780-361-6241 and after hours, contact 780-352-0005

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