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 water in the sanitary sewer collection system, it is necessary to temporarily discharge treated effluent to the Elk River.

The discharge will take place from Friday November 5, 2021 through to approximately Friday January 7, 2021 in accordance with the Ministry of Environment operating permit.

For further information please contact City Hall at 250.423.6817, or read our FAQs on the Water & Sewer info page.