Water quality advisory issued for parts of West Kelowna

The City of West Kelowna, in consultation with Interior Health, has issued Water Quality Advisories for the West Kelowna Estates and Sunnyside Water Systems due to increased turbidity at the Okanagan Lake intakes.

A Water Quality Advisory means that there is some risk associated with consuming the drinking water and it is recommended that children, the elderly, people with weakened immune systems and anyone else seeking added protection should use boiled water, or an alternate, safe source, for drinking, brushing teeth, washing fruits and vegetables, preparing food, making beverages and ice and mixing baby formula.

Free water is available at the bulk water station at Shannon Lake and Asquith Roads. A tap is located on the Asquith Road side of the station. Users must bring their own clean containers and clean hoses if needed and ensure they are suitable for potable water. 

To view a map of water service areas and advisories visit www.westkelownacity.ca/water.