(Black Press Media files)

UPDATE: Town of Smithers lifts alert for high levels of chlorine in water

Residents are advised town water is now safe to use

The Town of Smithers has lifted an alert advising a high level of chlorine in the water system.

“Following up from the Service Interruption Notice issued April 21, 2021, water samples collected from our water system this morning indicate that the system no longer has high chlorine levels,” the Town said in a release this morning. “It is no longer necessary to take precautionary measures.

“Thank you for your patience and cooperation. If you are still experiencing water quality issues such as dirty water or strong chlorine odour, please run your taps from two or three locations for several minutes. Call only if the issue does not clear.”

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