Cultus Lake residents were advised not to drink tap water after a watermain break on Lakeshore Drive was reported Wednesday. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress file)

Cultus Lake residents advised to run tap water until it runs clear

Broken watermain to blame but it was being repaired by afternoon, according to FVRD and park board

Cultus Lake residents were advised not to drink their tap water on Wednesday morning but the problem was fixed by late afternoon.

A watermain break was the cause.

Cultus Lake Park Board put out a notification online from FVRD and Cultus Lake Park:

“Due to a major watermain break on Lakeshore Drive, the water in Cultus Lake will be off until further notice,” it read.

“Please refrain from drinking the tap water at this time.”

At about 4 p.m. the information was updated, saying the watermain had been repaired.

“Crews have repaired the broken watermain and the east side watermain has been flushed and is operating accordingly.

“Crews are currently flushing the lines on the west side of the lake and they should be operating accordingly shortly. Please run your tap water until it looks clear prior to drinking. Thank you for your patience.”


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Oversize load collides with Highway 1 overpass in Chilliwack

Traffic disrupted eastbound around Lickman Road over pass Monday morning

Burns on fire in Fred Wellsby golf final

Abbotsford’s Ryan Burns took top spot in last Thursday’s Champion of Champions Invitational.

Handcycle demo day to be held in Chilliwack’s downtown

Put on in part by Spinal Cord Injury BC, the event promotes handcycling as a mobility option

All skaters on deck as the 3rd annual Skate Slam rolls into Chilliwack

The musical skateboarding contest was created by Chilliwack youth Deon Gallant

Heat warning issued for Metro Vancouver

Inland areas expect to hit at least 26 degrees for daytime highs

VIDEO: Western Canadian Reining Association ends series in Chilliwack

Seventy-two horses made 237 runs over the three-day show

The Bandits arrive in the Fraser Valley

New professional basketball team announces name, colours and logo

B.C. baseball team offers funeral prize pack

Wednesday’s West Coast League game in Victoria features draw for end-of-life package

Black Press Media journalists win big at Canadian community newspaper awards

Newsrooms earn recognition for editorial and photography excellence

Short trip to car-free Sidney Spit offers camping, beaches, hikes

Sidney Spit is part of B.C.’s Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, a protected marine ecosystem

Riptide, CVUSC paved the way for varsity soccer players

Chloe Gummer has become a leader at VIU

B.C. woman disappointed after family asked for ID at townhouse complex pool

Surrey woman says it’s not the first time she has experienced racial profiling at the complex

Park pipeline protesters say arrest is a ‘declaration of war’

Group behind North Thompson River Provincial Park occupation protest says arrest is ‘declaration of war’

A day of deals at Amazon, and at its rivals

Online retail giant extends annual ‘Prime Day’ promotion to 36 hours

Most Read