The City of Fernie has issued a BOIL WATER NOTICE as a result of damage to the Fairy Creek Chlorination System, all users of the water system must refrain from consuming water unless it has been boiled for a minimum of at least three minutes. Until repaired, The City advises water is NOT being treated with Chlorine and is considered unsafe to drink until further notice.
The City of Fernie working to make repairs as quickly as possible. Interior Health has been fully notified, and the public will be advised when the repairs are complete. Water intended for drinking, washing fruits and vegetables, making beverages or ice, or brushing teeth must be boiled for at least three minutes.
As work progress, updates will be issued to the public. You can also see www.fernie.ca for further information.
– From the City of Fernie