Peachland water may turn cloudy
Peachland has issued a water-quality advisory.
Municipal staff and local contractors are removing large volumes of material deposited in the water intakes during the spring floods, and it is anticipated the turbidity will increase as a result.
The Trepanier Creek system has been deactivated in favour of the Okanagan Lake pumps to minimize the entry of turbid water into the system.
“As mandated by IHA (Interior Health Authority), when the Okanagan Lake pumps are activated, a water-quality advisory must be instituted as well,” said Linda Nicholas, Peachland operations clerk.