Water advisory lifted for Taghum subdivision

Water advisory lifted for Taghum subdivision

The Regional District of Central Kootenay has lifted a water quality advisory issued for users of the Woodland Heights water system.

The Regional District of Central Kootenay has lifted a water quality advisory issued for users of the Woodland Heights water system in Taghum.

It was issued Feb. 16, replacing a boil notice imposed two weeks earlier.

The regional district says repeated test results over the past several weeks have indicated the water quality is now good.

The Woodland Heights water system, which draws from a well, was originally built in 1979 to serve 16 lots and subsequently expanded to serve another 12 lots. It has 20 active connections. The regional district assumed management of the system in 2011. Elevated coliform levels have been detected periodically.