Customers on the Mabel Lake Water service have been put under a boil water notice.
The Regional District of North Okanagan and Interior Health say due to increasing water levels, the turbidity has exceeded recommended levels and the water quality is rated as poor.
The notice will be in effect until further notice.
What does a Poor rating mean?
A poor rating means that all customers should exercise caution when using the water for consumption purposes.
What should customers do?
Water intended for the following uses should be boiled for one minute:
preparing any foods
washing fruits and vegetables
making beverages or ice
preparing infant formula
Customers will be informed when water quality returns to normal via road signs and a follow up media release.
If you have any questions about this Boil Notice, please contact the RDNO at 250-550-3700 or check online at www.rdno.ca.