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Boil water advisory issued for Lethbridge, Picture Butte, Coaldale and Coalhurst

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Bottled water was flying off the shelves of Fort Macleod stores Wednesday after a boil water order went into effect in Lethbridge and other communities.

Due to high levels of turbidity in the water, Alberta Health Services issued a boil water advisory Wednesday for the City of Lethbridge and towns of Picture Butte, Coaldale and Coalhurst.
All residents and businesses are advised to bring water to a rolling boil for at least one minute prior to any consumption, including drinking; brushing teeth; cleaning raw foods; preparing infant formula or juices and making ice.
Water used for bathing or washing clothes does not need to be boiled.
For hand-washing, wash with soap and water and use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer containing more than 60 per cent alcohol after drying your hands.
Residents may instead choose to purchase bottled water for consumption, for the duration of this advisory.
This advisory will remain in effect until further notice.
Chinook Regional Hospital and other community health programs delivered in Lethbridge, Coaldale and Picture Butte will continue to operate normally under the boil water restrictions.
For more information on boil water advisories visit www.albertahealthservices.ca/EnvironmentalHealth/wf-eh-during-after-bwo.pdf.

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