Drinking water

A boil water advisory has been lifted for residents in Williams Lake as of Thursday, Jan. 21. (File photo)

Boil water advisory lifted for Westridge, golf course, Terra Ridge area

Potable water sample tests showed water safe to consume

 

A water main break near Hodgson Road has left some customers without water Monday, Jan. 11. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Update: Second water main break impacting customers in Williams Lake

Water main break discovered Sunday was repaired, crews working on second break

 

The Blue Creek restoration in British Columbia is shown in this undated handout photo. Spotty research and inconsistent monitoring has made it impossible to evaluate the health of most Canadian watersheds, a new study has found. “It’s still largely unknown,” said Elizabeth Hendricks of the World Wildlife Fund, which has just released its second evaluation of the condition of Canada’s freshwater environments. (WWF Canada, Eden Toth)

Data gaps prevent assessment of most Canadian watersheds: WWF report

There’s enough known about 67 of Canada’s 167 watersheds to assess how well they’re standing up

 

Image: The Canadian Press

Nestle Canada selling bottled water business to local family-owned company

The Pure Life bottled water business is being sold to Ice River Springs

Image: The Canadian Press
A feasibility study for a water treatment plant to reduce manganese concentrations in Williams Lake indicates the cost would be at the minimum $14,987,000. The City will be applying for a grant that would cover 77.7 per cent of the cost. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Water treatment plant for manganese removal price tag at least $14.9 million

City council received a feasibility study at committee of the whole

A feasibility study for a water treatment plant to reduce manganese concentrations in Williams Lake indicates the cost would be at the minimum $14,987,000. The City will be applying for a grant that would cover 77.7 per cent of the cost. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)