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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:

Vernon May 3 - May 9

  • 43rd Avenue – 39th Avenue
  • 31st Street – 25th Street
  • 32nd Street – 27th Street
  • 30th Avenue – 2511 Highway 6
  • 39th Avenue – 30th Avenue

Maps - Zone 19Zone 20, Zone 21

Coldstream April 19-25

  • Hwy 6 from Noble Canyon Road to Ricardo Road
  • Whisper Ridge
  • Brewer Road
  • Springfield Road

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.