Village of Rycroft remains in State of Local Emergency and Boil Water Advisory

RYCROFT, AB – The State of Local Emergency remains in effect as does the Boil Water Advisory.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 10:00 a.m.
The Emergency Operations Centre at the Village of Rycroft opened this morning at 9:00 a.m.
Crews shut down at 6:00 p.m. Monday due to lower temperatures and coming darkness in order to protect the Village’s infrastructure and mitigate any further damage.
Crews resumed operations at 7:00 a.m. Tuesday.
Today they will be further exposing ground in order to locate and repair the break.
The water system will continue to be shut down today in order to reduce any water accumulation in the dig zone.
Residents can continue to receive 4 litres of bottled water per day.
A non-potable water supply, as well as bottled water, is available at Yanishewski’s shop at 4911 46 Avenue on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Please bring your own container for non-potable water.

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