Boil Water Notice for Star Place water customers
Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 10:30 AM
The Regional District of Central Okanagan has issued a Boil Water Notice for customers of the Star Place water system in the Central Okanagan West Electoral Area.
This upgrades a previous Water Quality Advisory issued May 1 due to elevated turbidity in the water system source. The Boil Water Notice affects nine properties connected to the water system on Star Place off Trepanier Road near the Okanagan Connector (Highway 97-C).
Roadside notices will be in place to let residents know of the Boil Water...
Peachland residents to get more pop-up recycling depots
Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 08:41 AM
Due to popular demand, the Regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO) has scheduled two additional pop-up recycling depots in Peachland. Pop-up depots are an opportunity for residents to drop off depot-only recyclables such as Styrofoam, glass and soft plastics without leaving Peachland.
The purpose of pop-up depots is to make recycling more accessible, connect with residents, increase recycling awareness and keep recyclable material out of the landfill. Residents in Peachland typically travel...
Boil Water Notice issued for Killiney Beach water system
Posted on Tuesday, May 09, 2023 12:17 PM
The Regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO) has issued a precautionary Boil Water Noticefor all customers of the Killiney Beachwater system.
The notice affects approximately 295 properties connected to the Killiney Beach water system and is the result of increased turbidity in the Okanagan Lake water source from snowpack melt – known as freshet, particularly in areas impacted by the White Rock Lake wildfire.
To safely consume water from the tap, affected customers must bring water to a rolling...
Water main flushing planned for Sunset Ranch water system
Posted on Tuesday, May 09, 2023 08:14 AM
The Regional District is flushing water mains on the Sunset Ranch water system on Wednesday, May 10 and Thursday, May 11 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The water system services over 300 properties in the Sunset Ranch community. Roadside notice boards will be put up in advance of crews working in a particular system area.
Flushing ensures optimum water quality and removes any sediment deposits that may accumulate over time.
When flushing occurs, water pressure can vary slightly and there may be some...
Water Quality Advisory for Falcon Ridge
Posted on Monday, May 08, 2023 01:24 PM
The Regional District of Central Okanagan has issued a Water Quality Advisory for residents served by the Falcon Ridge water system.
Approximately 60 properties connected to the Falcon Ridge system off Highway 33 are affected.
Increased turbidity in the Mission Creek water source from the annual snowpack melt – known as freshet – has resulted in water quality that might impact children, the elderly or those with weakened immune systems. Interior Health has been consulted and roadside sign notices...