Did You Know…City Of Fernie Water Turbidity Rating Is Fair

did you know - city of fernie news

When water quality is “fair” that means:
(from fernie.ca)
In response to a ‘Fair’ rating on the Turbidity Index the City of Fernie has issued a WATER QUALITY ADVISORY (WQA) effective immediately. While health risks are considered low, the City of Fernie and Interior Health recommend that children, the elderly, people with weakened immune systems, and anyone seeking additional protection drink boiled water or a safe alternative until further notice.

For these at-risk populations, water intended for drinking, washing fruits or vegetables, making beverages or ice, or brushing teeth should be boiled for one minute.


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