Gateway Gazette

Water Quality Advisor Issued for Vulcan County

 

A release of agriculture fertilizer Urea Ammonium Nitrate near the Little Bow River, east of Carmangay has occurred.

Alberta Environment and Parks is working with the land owner, Alberta Health Services and local authorities to ensure the release is contained and any possible impacts reduced. A vigorous monitoring and sampling program is underway to ensure safety.

Do not draw on water for drinking, cooking or bathing purposes. Do not boil the water.

It is recommended that residents who use the river east of Carmangay where it intersects Range Road 232 and farther along in the Travers Reservoir, to exercise caution.

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Source Alberta Emergency Alert

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