Please be advised that the Boil Water Notice has been downgraded to a WATER QUALITY ADVISORY.
Please be advised that the Boil Water Notice has been downgraded to a WATER QUALITY ADVISORY. This Water Quality Advisory is due to high turbidity levels detected in the drinking water supply relating to the ongoing heavy rain events, a Water Quality Advisory has been issued for City of Prince Rupert water users. Northern Health recommends that children, pregnant women, the elderly and persons with weakened immune systems drink boiled water at this time.
Updates from Council Meeting – October 4, 2021
Residents - Please note this week's garbage collection schedule is being adjusted in order for City staff to observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
On Friday October 1 the blue and yellow route will be picked up. The garbage schedule will not change.
Thank you for your understanding.
SEPTEMBER 21, 2021 – PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. – Prince Rupert residents and businesses are advised that a Boil Water Notice is now in effect for Prince Rupert until further notice. A Boil Water Notice means that residents and water system users must heat the water to a rapid boil for at least 1 minute then cool and place in a food grade storage container. This must be done in advance of consumption for brushing teeth, drinking and cooking, washing vegetables for consumption raw, and making ice.
In accordance with the Provincial Health Officer’s order issued today, effective Wednesday August 25th, 2021 masks will be required to be worn indoors in public settings for all people 12 years of age and older, regardless of their vaccination status. People who cannot wear a mask or who cannot put on or remove a mask on their own are exempt.
The order applies to all indoor public settings and includes the following:
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