On March 30, 2023 the Regional District of North Okanagan (RDNO) advised customers supplied by the Delcliffe Water Utility to reduce water use due to a blockage at the intake.
During the incident, the water remained treated and safe to drink. Repair work was completed March 31, 2023 and this notice advises customers the Water Restrictions are RESCINDED.
The RDNO wishes to thank customers for reducing their water use.
Original Notice - March 30, 2023
The Regional District of North Okanagan advises customers supplied by the Delcliffe Water Utility to reduce water use both indoors and outdoors. Water should only be used for drinking, food preparation, toilets or other personal essential uses.
Why is this notice in place?
All customers who receive water from the Delcliffe Water Utility are on immediate water restrictions due a blockage at the water system intake.
The utility is responding to this issue by scheduling divers and supplementing the reservoir using water hauling trucks; however, it may still empty unless water use is substantially reduced.
What should affected customers do?
Customers should only use water for drinking, food preparation, toilets or other personal essential uses.
If customers lose water, a Boil Water Notice will be in effect until Rescinded. If this occurs, water should boiled for at least one (1) minute as a precautionary measure.
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Where can I find updates?
Updates will be posted to www.rdno.ca/news (filter by Water Notices) and the RDNO’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/RDNorthOkanagan. You can also subscribe to receive email updates at www.rdno.ca/subscribe.
If you have any questions, please contact the RDNO Utilities Department at 250-550-3700.