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

Just Posted

Man arrested after police standoff and fire at Abbotsford home

Suspect allegedly breached conditions to not be near victim or her home

‘Everyone wins’ volunteering for Games – chair

Langley’s Jamey Paterson has taken the helm for the 2020 winter and summer competitions

Giants ‘hungry’ to win it next year

This Langley-based team of grit, determination, and resilience should be proud: Coach

VIDEO: A damp May Day parade in Fort Langley

Despite poor weather, thousands attended 97th annual procession

Bradner hosts 100th annual May Day celebration

Parade and country fair take place in Abbotsford on Monday, May 20

Rescuers finally persuade Eiffel Tower climber to come down

The official said the man was ‘under control and out of danger’ on Monday night

5 to start your day

Corgis put on a show at the Cloverdale Rodeo, family of B.C. pilot killed in Honduras remembers him and more

Family of B.C. pilot killed in Honduras trying to ‘piece together’ tragedy

Patrick Forseth has a number of friends in the area and was loved by everyone

Justin Trudeau credits immigration for Canada’s growing tech sector

Trudeau stressed that Canada has become a major source of talent for tech all over the world

Feds launch tourism strategy designed to boost sector 25 per cent by 2025

The fund is supposed to back experiences that show off Canada’s strengths

Should B.C. already be implementing province-wide fire bans?

A petition is calling for B.C. Wildfire Service to issue a ban to reduce risk of human caused wildfires

Growing wildfire prompts evacuation of High Level, Alta.

Chuckegg Creek fire has been burning for several days, but grew substantially Sunday

Top women’s hockey player Natalie Spooner coming to B.C.

Natalie Spooner special guest at annual Grindstone charity weekend in Kelowna

Take-home drug testing kits latest pilot to help curb B.C.’s overdose crisis

Researchers look to see if fentanyl testing could be a useful tool for those who use drugs alone

Most Read