Boil water advisory issued in Aldergrove

Township of Langley and Fraser Health Authority are advising Aldergrove area residents to boil their drinking water

 

As a public health precaution, Township of Langley and the Fraser Health Authority are advising residents in the Aldergrove area of the Township of Langley to boil their drinking water for at least one minute before drinking.

A low level of coliform bacteria was detected at a water sampling point in a local neighbourhood. Further sampling and testing is currently being conducted in the system water pipes. This precautionary measure should be followed until further notice.

Residents are advised to bring their water to a rapid, rolling boil for at least one minute prior to using it for domestic purposes, including drinking, making infant formula and juices, cooking, brushing teeth, washing raw foods and making ice. Alternatively, residents may use bottled water.

Regular updates will be available as further testing is done and until the precautionary boil water advisory is canceled.

The precautionary boil water advisory applies to the municipal water supply for the Aldegrove area managed by the Township of Langley; and the boundaries of the area affected include:

  • East of 260 St and west of 276 St
  • North of 24 Ave and south of 36 Ave

This does not affect residences in the City of Langley and other water systems managed by the Township of Langley.

Health information about illnesses related to contaminated water is available at www.healthlinkbc.ca

Individuals concerned about their personal health can speak with a HealthLink BC nurse by calling 8-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • For media inquiries contact:  Fraser Health – Media pager 604.450.7881
  • Area residents & businesses can contact: Township of Langley 604.532.7300 (8:30am-4:30pm daily until further notice)

http://www.tol.ca/Current-News-Initiatives/Current-News/Article/1583/precautionary-boil-water-advisory-aldergrove

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