Possibility of Discoloured Water in Coniston, Sudbury

Aug 14, 2015

Friday, August 14, 2015              
For Immediate Release

Businesses and residents in the Sudbury, new Sudbury and Coniston areas are advised that of limited water availability and possibly temporary lower water service pressure due to ongoing work at the Wanapitei Water Treatment Plant. Work will take place Tuesday, August 18 2015 at 8:30 a.m., and will continue for approximately 4 hours.

When the water service is restored, consumers may notice lower water pressure or discoloured water.

To clear discolored water, residents are asked to run the cold water tap that is closest to their water meter for approximately 15 minutes to clear sediments from house hold plumbing. A prolonged period of discolored water and / or low water pressure should be reported to the City of Greater Sudbury by dialing 3-1-1.

Residents and businesses are encouraged to limit water consumption to essential needs only. It is requested that residents not use water for lawn watering, washing vehicles, or washing driveways.