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Vawn, SK

Alerts in Effect

Drinking Water

Issued at 10:12 Monday 04 October 2021
Importance

MEDIUM

Recommended Action

Do not drink your tap water - use bottled water only. Bottled water or other source of known good quality water should be used for all drinking (including baby formula and juice), brushing teeth, washing dishes, making ice and food preparation. Do Not try and treat the water yourself. Boiling, freezing, filtering, adding chlorine or other disinfectants, or letting the water stand will not make the water safe. Reverse Osmosis and Distillation are the only effective methods to remove nitrates from water. This advisory is effective July 9th, 2021 and will NOT be lifted until the water supply is determined to be completely safe. If you are unsure of potable water source please contact the RM Office If you require any additional information, please contact the following RM of Turtle River 306 397 2311 Water Security Agency 306 441 5774 Saskatchewan Health Authority 1 888 298 0202

Description

UPDATE - Has been extended, the drinking water advisory that has been issued for the Hamlet of Vawn. Do NOT Drink Notice is now issued due to the distributed water exceeding the maximum acceptable concentration of Nitrates. Nitrates specifically affects infants, pregnant women and individuals with certain health conditions. Individuals with certain health conditions should consult with their Doctor to determine if elevate Nitrates may pose a risk. The Advisory has been extended.

Area Description

This is alert is for the residents in the Hamlet of Vawn and those who may use water from the Hamlet of Vawn.

Issued By

SK Edam and RM of Turtle River



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