Grindrod Water Utility - Water Quality Advisory

Posted Tuesday, May 25, 2021

The Regional District of North Okanagan (RDNO) – Grindrod Water Utility (GRW), in conjunction with Interior Health, advises customers that the Grindrod water supply is under a precautionary Water Quality Advisory.

Why are customers affected?
As a precaution, all customers who receive water from Grindrod Water Utility are on a Water Quality Advisory (WQA) due to a power outage causing an interruption in water service. The WQA will be in effect until further notice.

Who should be careful? 
The following customers should be careful when ingesting the water:

• young children
• the elderly
• people with weakened immune systems

What should these customers do? 
For these customers, water intended for the following uses should be boiled for one minute:

• drinking
• preparing any foods
• washing fruits and vegetables
• making beverages or ice
• brushing teeth
• preparing infant formula 

Customers will be informed when water quality returns to normal via road signs, the Grindrod Water email alert system, and the RDNO website.