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Janvier Water Advisory no longer in effect

(Fort McMurray, AB – February 12, 2020) – Alberta Health Services has lifted the Do Not Consume Water Advisory that was issued for the Janvier community on Jan. 24, confirming safe water quality in the distribution system to all homes and dwellings in Janvier, including the Chipewyan Prairie First Nation.  

Effective immediately, community members in Janvier may resume regular use of tap water. 

Alberta Health Services has confirmed water is now safe to be used for:
Drinking
Cooking
Feeding pets
Gargling or brushing teeth or dentures
Making ice cubes, soups, juices, or other mixes
Food preparation, including washing fruits and vegetables
Preparing baby food or infant formula

Residents are encouraged to review the Alberta Health Services announcement at albertahealthservices.ca. For further information and updates on the Janvier Water Treatment Plant visit rmwb.ca.

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