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  • 2022 DECEMBER 05--11:12--DRINKING WATER ADVISORY.   THE FIRE BRIGADE FLUSHED 22,000 GALLONS OF WATER OUT OF THE WATER SYSTEM.  THE HEALTH INSPECTOR IS REQUIRING MULTIPLE WATER TEST THROUGHOUT THE WATER SYSTEM; THESE TESTS WILL OCCUR OVER THE NEXT THREE DAYS.  THE SAMPLES WILL THEN GO TO A LAB IN THE LOWER MAINLAND FOR TESTING.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE.  AGAIN, CALL MAYOR ED COLEMAN AT 250-991-9034 IF YOU NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. 

  • 2022 DECEMBER 04--10:58AM--DRINKING WATER ADVISORY.  THE FIRE BRIDGADE AND STAFF WILL BE FLUSHING THE WATER SYSTEM FROM SPECIFIC HYDRANTS STARTING AT 1:00PM.  RESIDENTS ARE ASKED TO RUN THEIR TAPS FOR 15 MINUTES STARTING AT 4:00PM.  AGAIN, CALL MAYOR ED COLEMAN AT 250-991-9034 IF YOU NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. 

  • 2022 DECEMBER 01--4:24PM--DRINKING WATER ADVISORY.  THE HEALTH INSPECTOR HAS RECOMMEND:  SOME WATER LINE FLUSHING TO LOWER THE LEAD LEVELS (STAFF ARE WORKING ON THIS), THAT WE CONTINUE OUR TESTING PROGRAM, AND AS PREVIOUSLY RECOMMENDED THAT HOME OWNERS PUT FILTERS ON KITCHEN TAPS AND BATHROOMS SINK TAPS (VARIOUS BRANDS BELOW $100 ARE AVAILABLE ON THE MARKET), IN ADDITION TO HAVING BOTTLED WATER ON-HAND.  THERE ARE PLANS TO EVENTUALLY HAVE A NEW "WELL", ACTIONS ARE WELL ON THERE WAY FOR THIS NEED.  AGAIN, CALL MAYOR ED COLEMAN AT 250-991-9034 IF YOU NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. 

  • 2022 DECEMBER 01--2:07PM--DRINKING WATER ADVISORY.  THE LEAD RESULT ARE CONSISTENT WITH PROJECTION IN THE (CLICK HERE: DRINKING WATER REPORT.  THE HEALTH INSPECTOR (WHICH WE WILL POST ONCE RECEIVED) WILL BE PROVIDING AN REMINDER ADVISEMENT NOTICE THAT REFLECTS THE RECOMMENDTION FROM THE REPORT.  AGAIN, CALL MAYOR ED COLEMAN AT 250-991-9034 IF YOU NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. 

  • 2022 DECEMBER 01--12:49PM--DRINKING WATER ADVISORY--DO NOT DRINK THE DISTRICT OF WELLS WATER SYSTEM WATER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE--A ROUTINE METAL TEST HAS SHOW AN INCREASE IN LEAD FROM ALLOWABLE OF .005 TO .008 MEASUREMENT.  THE TEST WAS TAKEN AT THE WATER PLANT.  WE ARE WAITING FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FROM EXPERTS AND NORTHERN HEALTH.  AN ORDER OF BOTTLED WATER HAS BEEN PLACED FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY, THERE IS SOME WATER ON-HAND--CONTACT THE DISTRICK CLERK AT 250-994-3330. CALL MAYOR ED COLEMAN AT 250-991-9034 IF YOU NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.  WE WILL UPDATE FURTHER ONCE WE CAN GET MORE INFORMATION.

  • CHRISTMAS HAMPER DRIVE--DONATIONS CAN BE MADE AT THE DISTRICT OF WELLS OFFICE, JACK 0F CLUBS STORE, AND OSISKO COMMUNITY RELATIONS OFFICE

  • NOVEMBER 12, 2022 - PRESS RELEASE - DISTRICT OF WELLS APPROVES LOCAL CONTRACTORS FOR SNOW REMOVAL

 

 

 

 



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