The Columbia Shuswap Regional District rescinded boil water advisories for the Lakeview Place and Cedar Heights water systems this morning. -Image credit: CSRD photo

Water clean and clear

Turbidity levels drop; two boil-water advisories lifted in South Shuswap

Columbia Shuswap Regional District lifted boil water advisories for South Shuswap’s Lakeview Place Water System and Cedar Heights Water System this morning.

Recent water quality tests have confirmed that turbidity levels have returned to acceptable levels.

In order to provide sustainable, reliable water to the community of Lakeview Place Subdivision, directors at this morning’s board meeting approved hiring of Turn-Key Controls to provide, install and commission the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA and the electrical and instrumentation upgrades for the Lakeview water system

upgrade and connection project to Cedar Heights for a total cost of $61,100 plus applicable taxes.

This project is jointly funded through the Area C Community Works Fund as well as a grant through the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund.

The Lakeview Water System was recently acquired by the CSRD and will be connected to the adjacent Cedar Heights water system, which is already owned and operated by the regional district.

The CSRD received a grant from the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund to facilitate the project.

Meanwhile, the regional district reminds users that sprinkling restrictions are in place for all CSRD water systems from May 15 to September 15 annually.

For more information, please contact CSRD Operations Management at 250.833.5950.