EPCOR Utilities Inc.

EPCOR Utilities Inc.

June 22, 2013 20:10 ET

Boil Water Order Issued for Town of Canmore

CANMORE, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - June 22, 2013) - Alberta Health Services has issued a boil water order, to the Town of Canmore (drinking water supply), in full.

As such, effective immediately, ALL users of the Town of Canmore drinking water supply must bring water to a rolling boil for at least one minute prior to any consumption, including:

  • Drinking
  • Brushing teeth
  • Cleaning raw foods
  • Preparing infant formula or juices
  • Making ice, etc.

Water used for bathing, or for laundering of clothing, does not need to be boiled.

Residents may instead choose to purchase bottled water for consumption, for the duration of this advisory.

This advisory will remain in effect until further notice.

EPCOR continues to work with regional authorities responding to the flooding emergency.

Contact Information

  • Sally Caudill
    Communications Co-ordinator
    Town of Canmore

    Tim le Riche
    Specialist, External Communications
    Cell 780-721-2013