The RMWB’s water and sewage systems are being impacted by the wildfire spreading across the urban service area.
The municipality issued a boil water advisory at 11:05 a.m. The advisory is in effect for the entire region, including the northern camps where many are hunkered down.
Evacuees are recommended to boil water before consumption, including brushing teeth, washing food, filling animal’s drink bowls, and drinking water.
It’s not yet clear the status of bathing and washing hands.