To all residents whose water supply is disrupted due to the water main break on 49th Street near 51st Avenue, please be advised:
Water service will be temporarily restored between 4:35 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. today, Monday, December 12, 2022, but will be turned off again at 8:00 p.m. tonight.
Residents are asked to fill as many containers as possible for sanitary purposes, not for consumption (drinking, cooking, or brushing teeth). You may observe discolored water, please flush pipes until water runs clear.
The affected areas at this time:
- 50th Street North to 52nd Avenue
- 5002 52nd Avenue to 50th Street, both sides
- 49th Street North to 52nd Avenue, both sides
- 52nd Avenue from 49th Street to 50th Street
Residents are asked to phone their friends or neighbours in the affected areas to share this information, as well as to share Facebook and Town of Valleyview website posts.
Upon excavation of the water main, crews discovered the extent of the damage was greater than anticipated and repairs are not expected to be completed for another 36+ hours.
Please be advised traffic control measures will remain in place until the repair can be completed. Motorists and pedestrians are advised to avoid the area if possible, and to exercise caution if you must travel through.
Please visit valleyview.ca and the Town of Valleyview Facebook page for updates.
We appreciate the co-operation of all residents at this time and we apologize for any inconvenience.