A boil water alert has been issued for the village of Rockyford in southern Alberta.
The alert, issued at 9:30 p.m. Monday, states that water is likely to be unsafe to drink or use because of the water distribution system being with out stress for an prolonged time frame.
The knowledge alert asks residents to please boil water and fill containers if wanted for morning, as water will probably be shut off by means of the night time for restore.
The city mentioned in a Fb submit at 8 p.m. that the situation of a leak on the distribution plant had been recognized, and a contractor was on the way in which to repair it. Repairs had been anticipated to take just a few hours at the least.
Water must be dropped at a speedy rolling boil for one minute earlier than it may be safely used.
Rockyford, which has a inhabitants of round 300 folks, is positioned about 40 kilometres southwest of Drumheller.