Mon. Dec 6th, 2021

The Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) lifted a boil water advisory affecting the Welcome Woods area of Halfmoon Bay, Saturday, Nov. 20

Advisories stay for some houses in Elphinstone and Gibsons. “It’s expected that the boil water advisory for this house can be lifted early subsequent week,” mentioned the district’s emergency operations centre replace.

Apartments in affected spaces must boil water for one minute at a rolling boil sooner than the use of it for ingesting, cooking, washing meals or brushing tooth. Boiled water must be saved in a blank container within the fridge.

The advisories got here into impact Nov. 15 following torrential rains that led to “attainable issues of washouts of water mains and lack of protecting drive within the water machine,” mentioned an SCRD unencumber on Monday. 

The SCRD set up a website citizens can test to look if their house is incorporated within the boil water advisory. Alternatively, the map would possibly nonetheless come with Halfmoon Bay because the website online isn’t prone to be up to date till Monday, mentioned the SCRD. 

Updates will proceed to be posted to scrd.ca/indicators and the SCRD’s Fb web page.