Boil Water Notice rescinded for Balfour Water System

Nelson, BC: The Regional District Central Kootenay (RDCK) is pleased to announce that effective immediately, the Boil Water Notice issued for the Balfour Water System has been rescinded.

On September 19th, 2018, the RDCK issued a Boil Water Notice as a precautionary measuredue to work being done for the new reservoir tie-in and associated potential water quality concerns. Two subsequent water quality tests indicate that water quality is good in the system.

The RDCK appreciates Balfour water users’ ongoing cooperation and patience during the water system upgrade project and apologizes for the inconvenience experienced. For more information on the Balfour Water System upgrade project, please visit our website at or call us at


For media enquiries, please contact:

Jason McDiarmid, Manager of Utility Services
Regional District of Central Kootenay
250-352-8169 (office)

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