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Windstorm prompts water quality advisory for West Kelowna water system – Okanagan

Wednesday’s windstorm has prompted a water quality advisory for residents and businesses on the Pritchard-Sunnyside water system.

The wind stirred up Okanagan Lake enough to cause turbidity issues near the system’s water intake.

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A map is available at westkelownacity.ca/waterquality for anyone who is unsure which water system they are on.

Children, the elderly and those with compromised immune systems should use water that has been brought to a rolling boil for at least one minute, or a safe alternative.

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The bulk filling station at Shannon Lake and Asquith Roads is open to provide a safe, free source of water.






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