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Mabel Lake water advisory issued

Residents living at the Kingfisher end of Mabel Lake continue to be impacted by a water quality advisory.

The Regional District of North Okanagan  issued a water quality advisory for customers on the Mabel Lake Water Utility Friday.

This advisory includes the  Mabel Lake Resort and surrounding area.

“Due to increased turbidity in Mabel Lake from spring runoff, the turbidity levels have exceeded (required levels),” said Zee Marcolin, utilities engineer with the Regional District of North Okanagan.

“Due to this increase in turbidity (cloudiness), the water quality is now rated as fair. This water quality advisory will be in affect until further notice.”

The elderly, children and people with weakened immune systems should be careful when ingesting the water.

Water intended for the following uses should be boiled for one minute:

Drinking

Washing fruits and vegetables

Making beverages or ice

Brushing teeth

Go to www.rdno.ca for notifications under water quality alerts.

 

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