Janvier Water Supply Impacted After Chemical Mix-Up At Treatment Plant

The RMWB is stopping water from leaving the Janvier Water Treatment Plant after an incident Friday morning.

Around 10 a.m., a mix of chemicals was transferred to the facility and may have impacted the water quality.

As a safety precaution, the municipality is stopping water distribution to all dwellings in the rural hamlet.

Emergency services’ Dangerous Goods personnel and equipment are currently on site.

They believe some homes have been impacted, however, people who received truck water before 8 a.m. are fine.

The RMWB is currently working on developing a plan to provide clean and accessible drinking water to all Janvier residents.

The province has also been notified of the incident.

Residents in Janvier looking for more information can visit the Janvier Municipal Office or call the Pulse Line at 780-743-7000.

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