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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:

June 20 - July 15, 2016 July 18 - August 12, 2016
  • Rimer Road to Greenhow Road
  • Greenhow Road
  • McClure Road to Curlew Road
  • L & A Road to Star Road
  • Dedecker Road to Blackcomb Road
  • Pleasant Valley Road to Herry Road
  • Rimer Road to Baker Hogg Road
  • Elmwood Road to Highway 97 Frontage
  • Highland Road to Glenhayes Road
  • Herry Road to L & A Road
  • Cools Road to Glenhayes Road
  • MacDonald Road to East Vernon Road
  • Silver Star Road to Cools Road
  • Bremmer Road
  • 20 Street
  • L & A Road
  • McKoryk Road
  • Baker Hogg Road
  • Glenhayes Road
  • Old Kamloops Road - from Haney Road to Highway 97
  • Blue Jay Subdivision
  • Stepping Stones Estates

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.