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Boil Water notice issued for all of Ootischenia

E. Coli has been found in Ootischenia water.

The Ootischenia Improvement District in consultation with Interior Health has issued a boil water notice for all Ootischenia Improvement District customers.

The presence of E.coli has been detected in the Ootischenia Water sample from Monday August 9,2021

This Boil Water Notice is in effect until further notice. Water users are advised to bring all water to a rolling boil for at least one minute and let it cool before using it or, use bottled water.  Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, making ice, washing dishes, brushing teeth and food preparation until further notice.  We will inform you when you no longer need to boil your water.

The Ootischenia Improvement District apologizes for any inconvenience.  Further public information notices will be issued as the information becomes available.