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Kalamalka Lake water source turned back on

Some Greater Vernon residents have returned to their traditional water source.

The Kalamalka Lake water source was turned back on Tuesday after being shut off and replaced by the Duteau Creek source a week ago because of turbidity.

“Customers may notice a change in water quality, such as an increase in hardness,” said Renee Clark, water quality manager with Greater Vernon Water.

“This may be of interest to those customers who have in-home water treatment systems or aquariums.”

Due to recent upgrades, the utility now has the capability to service all customers with either the Kal Lake or Duteau Creek source.

“This flexibility between the two water sources has allowed the utility to avoid a number of water quality advisories and boil water notices during high turbidity events,” said Clark.

“During these events, we will provide notice via our website and via media releases. However, if you have special requirements regarding water quality, please contact RDNO to be added to our sensitive customer list to receive an e-mail.”

 

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