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Water Main Flushing

Greater Vernon Water operates a Water Main Flushing Program in partnership with the City of Vernon and District of Coldstream.  Municipal crews are scheduled to perform annual water main flushing in the following locations:

The City of Vernon will be flushing the following areas:

May 9 - 27, 2016 May 16 - June 3, 2016
  • East Vernon Road
  • French Road
  • Pottery Road
  • Francis Street
  • Mountview Road
  • Bodwell Road
  • McLeish Road
  • Welker Road
  • Phillips Road
  • Robin Road
  • Grouse Road 
  • Galiano Road
  • Pheasant Road
  • Ploeger Road
  • Bolduc Road
  • Haynes Road
  • Fairburn Road
  • BX Road
  • Mutrie Road
  • 15 Street to Francis Street
  • Rimer Road
  • Pearson Road
  • Alain Road
  • Macintosh Road
  • Spartan Road
  • Shantz Road
  • Dixon Dam Road
  • Hughes Road
  • Curlew Road
  • Malim Road
  • Decosmos Road
  • 11, 12, 13 & 14 Street
  • 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 & 32 Avenue
  • Middleton Mountain

The District of Coldstream will be flushing the following areas:

May 18, 2016
  • Kirkland Drive
  • Creek Drive
  • Primrose Drive
  • Cactus Drive
  • Briar Drive
  • Sage Drive
  • Tassie Drive
  • McClounie Road
  • Kalamalka Road – from Kidston to McClounie

Flushing signs will be posted in your area when crews are working. Please be considerate of crews and drive carefully in work areas.

When crews are flushing in your area you may notice a reduction in water pressure, additional sediment, or discoloration of the water.  During this time, you may choose to boil or not drink the water. Checking your water before doing laundry is strongly advised.  For more information, please click here:  What is Water Main Flushing?

Flushing removes accumulated sand and silt from the water mains and is a required maintenance process used to improve water quality for public health.  If you have any questions about flushing or your water quality, please contact Greater Vernon Water at 250-550-3700.