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Water ban lifted


February 25, 2017

Water ban lifted

The water ban in Strathcona County has been lifted effective immediately. The water production operations are returning to normal. Truck fills are now open.                                                                         

“Thank you to residents and businesses that conserved water during the ban,” said Tammy Lockhart, Manager of Water and Wastewater. “We appreciate the quick response of EPCOR’s crews on the repairs.”

The water ban was due to a line break in Edmonton impacting the water feed into Sherwood Park.

Though the ban has been lifted, residents are encouraged to look at their water use habits and find ways to make water conservation part of their daily lives. Visit www.strathcona.ca/savewater for more information.

Residents are also encouraged to sign up for Strathcona County Alerts (SC Alerts) for notification on water bans and restrictions via www.strathcona.ca/scalerts.

Set in the centre of Albertas energy and agricultural heartland, Strathcona County is a thriving, successful and vibrant community of over 98,000 residents.

Strathcona County is made up of the urban area of Sherwood Park and a large adjacent rural area of farms, acreages and smaller hamlets. It is home to 75 per cent of refining in Western Canada. With a focus on economic, governance, social, cultural and environmental sustainability, Strathcona County is committed to balancing the unique needs of its diverse community.

 

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Contact:

Strathcona County Communications, 780-410-6595