Cranbrook, BC (August 31, 2021) – Ongoing road construction work in the Park Royal area of Cranbrook is behind intermittent discoloured water concerns in the north end of the City recently.
The area being impacted includes from Highway 3 at 30th Avenue North near Sandor Rentals to Kootenay Street North and Victoria Avenue, from Highway 3 through to the top end of the Park Royal development.
Construction crews are using a machine to pack down material as they are backfilling the road beds, which is causing the nearby water mains to vibrate kicking up sediment and causing the discoloured water concerns of nearby residences and businesses.
The discoloured water is not considered a health concern. Those finding discoloured water should run their cold water until it runs clear.
This construction work is expected to continue through to the end of October, which may continue to impact water customers in this area. The construction work will be ongoing and the appearance of discoloured water will be intermittent.
We apologize for any difficulties or inconvenience this work may cause residents and businesses.