Due to a supply leak, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is asking residents of Balfour to conserve water until further notice.
On the morning of December 17, operational staff responded to a leak in the supply line to the water treatment plant. Crews are currently working on repairing this leak as quickly as possible. However, the area is reliant on a limited amount of stored water until repairs are completed.
If the leak cannot be repaired quickly, there is a strong possibility of disruption in water service.
The RDCK anticipate water service will return to normal in the next 24 hours. It recommends residents store water in a covered container in the refrigerator for use if there is a disruption of service.
The RDCK appreciates all efforts by residents to conserve water to reduce demand on the water system. The RDCK also requests that residents limit non-essential water use during this time.
Anyone who has further questions please contact the RDCK at 250-352-6665 or check out our website at www.rdck.bc.ca.