The GEID has lifted a water quality advisory that has been in place since 2006.—Image: Capital News file

The GEID has lifted a water quality advisory that has been in place since 2006.—Image: Capital News file

11-year-old water quality advisory lifted in Glenmore

Glenmore-Ellison Improvement District says Interior Health gave the green light to lift advisory

The 11-year-old water quality advisory that was in place for the Glenmore area of Kelowna has finally been lifted.

The Glenmore-Ellison Improvement District, which provides water to the area, announced Monday that after consultations with Interior Health, the advisory was rescinded. It was originally issued in the spring of 2006.

The GEID said the lifting of the advisory is only for water users in the Glenmore area of the improvement district, which includes all properties at UBC Okanagan, the Kelowna International Airport, the Kelowna Industrial Park, and the Quail Ridge and Wilden residential areas.

The McKinley Landing area, including all properties on Shayler Road, Place and Court and the McKinley Beach Development areas of the GEID has been been on and off water advisories since 2006,is not currently on one having seen the last one rescinded therein late July. Monday’s announcement does not apply to that area, said the GEID

Meanwhile, the existing water quality advisory in place for the Ellison area since the end of July remains in effect.

The GEID said ongoing monitoring and disinfection of its water distribution system is being maintained.

See the GEID’s website at www.glenmoreellison.com for more information or contact the GEID office at 250-763-6506.

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