A widespread, extended boil water advisory starts Monday, September 11th for several area municipalities and rural water co-ops within the Pembina Valley Water Co-op's (PVWC) service area.
The order is required due to work happening at the PVWC'S Letellier treatment plant and will see lines cut and become depressurized.
Affected areas are:
RM of Montcalm
Town of Altona
Altona Rural Water Coop
Halbstadt Marais Water Coop
Roseau River Anishinaabe First Nation
RM of Stanley (portion)
Municipality of Rhineland
Municipality of Emerson Franklin
Residents were encouraged to stock up on potable water for consumption prior to today.
The work is expected to take between 5 and 7 days to complete, including 3-4 days for the necessary testing/sampling that needs to happen before the boil water advisory can be rescinded.
PembinaValleyOnline is working closely with the PVWC, and will communicate when the order is lifted.
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