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UPDATE: Whitevale water leak repair fixed

Water system returns to normal operations

UPDATE: THURSDAY, MAY 18, 4:06 p.m.:

RDNO advises customers of the Whitevale Water Utility (WVW) that the planned leak repair on Thursday, May 18, is now complete and the system has been returned to normal operations.

You may experience some cloudiness and/or air in the water. Please run a cold water tap at low volume until the water has cleared. An outside tap is preferred.


The Regional District of North Okanagan (RDNO) is advising residents of Whitevale that a planned leak repair will take place on Thursday, May 16 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.

During detection work on May 1 and 2, a leak was detected on the water main on Franklyn Road. This planned work on Thursday is to repair that leak.

This work may cause cloudiness, air in the water, or temporary interruptions of water. It is suggested that you store a short term water supply for cooking and toilet use before the repairs begins.

If you experience a water interruption, the RDNO is reminding residents to run a cold water tap closest to where the water enters your house before your hot water tank, home filtration, or taps with aerators, once service has been restored. An outside tap is preferred.

Updates will be posted to or their Facebook page. If you have any questions, contact the RDNO Utilities Department at 250-550-3700.

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Bowen Assman

About the Author: Bowen Assman

I joined The Morning Star team in January 2023 as a reporter. Before that, I spent 10 months covering sports in Kelowna.
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