Boil Water Notice Effective Immediately
May 7, 2018
UPDATE (May 9, 2018): Please be advised that the chlorination system was repaired late Tuesday evening. The pumps have been restarted and treated water has begun to enter the reservoir. City crews will be monitoring chlorine residuals at various locations throughout Fernie on Thursday and Friday. However, at this time the boil water notice remains in effect and the City will advise residents when conditions improve.
Effective immediately, The City of Fernie has issued a BOIL WATER NOTICE as a result of damage to the Fairy Creek Chlorination System. All users of the water system must refrain from consuming water unless it has been boiled for a minimum of three minutes. Until repaired, The City advises the water is considered unsafe to drink until further notice.
The City of Fernie is working to make repairs as quickly as possible. Interior Health has been notified and the public will be advised when the repairs are complete. Water intended for drinking, washing fruits and vegetables, making beverages or ice, or brushing teeth must be boiled for a minimum of three minutes.
As work progress, updates will be issued to the public.
Thank you for your patience.