Notice of Temporary Treated Effluent Discharge to Elk River

The City of Fernie wishes to advise area residents that in order to dispose of excessive amounts of storm water in the sanitary sewer collection system it is necessary to temporarily discharge treated effluent to the Elk River.

The discharge will take place until approximately April 14, 2021 in accordance with the Ministry of Environment operating permit. 

For further information please contact City Hall at 250-423-6817 or visit our Water & Sewer page for FAQs.