Starting on Oct. 18, 2021 until the middle of November, the City of Trail Utilities Department will be flushing and chlorinating water mains in West Trail, Downtown, Tadanac and Sunningdale on Monday, Oct. 18, starting at 7 a.m.
Water main flushing and chlorinating are necessary annual maintenance techniques used to clean and disinfect the water distribution pipes and reservoirs, and to maintain proper water flow and quality.
During this maintenance process, a slight chlorine smell may be detected for up to two weeks. This will dissipate with regular water usage. Discoloured water may also be experienced for short periods. If you do experience discoloured water, run your tap (preferably an outside tap) until the water comes out clear. Please note that a slight chlorine smell and discoloured water are normal during this process and are not health hazards.
We apologize for any inconvenience and we appreciate your cooperation and patience. If you have questions or concerns about the water main flushing and chlorinating, please contact the City of Trail Public Works Department by phone at 250-364-0840 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.