A graph from the Government of Canada's Wateroffice

A graph from the Government of Canada's Wateroffice

Boil water advisory in effect for Kitimat due to rainfall

A boil water advisory has been put in place due to rainfall.

The District of Kitimat has instituted a boil water advisory.

The advisory comes as significant rain fall has put a strain on the town’s water treatment system.

“Due to the significant rainfall, water entering the District of Kitimat’s system is turbid.  The District is still treating water, however, until further notice, boil water for 2 solid minutes before using it for cooking or drinking,” the District said in a news release posted here.