In effect until further notice
Boil Water Notice for the Denman Island Water Local Service Area Remains in Effect
On December 16, 2018, a boil water notice was issued by Graham Lake Improvement District (GLID) which provides water to the Denman Island Water Local Service Area. The boil water notice was triggered after high turbidity levels were detected. This notice remains in effect. Please see the information below on what to do during and after a boil water notice has been issued.
These resources from Island Health provide everything you need to know during a Boil Water Notice.
- What to do during a Boil Water Notice
- Boil Water Notice FAQs
- Information for food establishments during a Boil Water Notice
- Drinking water and those with weakened immune systems
- Drinking Water Protection Act
What To Do Once a Boil Water Notice Has Been Lifted:
Island Health recommends taking the following precautions after a boil water notice is lifted:
- Run cold-water faucets and drinking fountains for one minute before using the water
- Drain and flush all ice-making machines in your refrigerator
- Run water softeners through a regeneration cycle
- Drain and refill hot water tanks set below 45 C (normal setting is 60 C)
- Change any pre-treatment filters (under sink style and refrigerator water filters, carbon block, activated carbon, sediment filters, etc.)
Reporting Water Quality Issues:
If you have a water quality issue to report, please call 250-334-6056 during weekdays from 8 am - 4:30 pm and our after hours water emergency line at 1-877-999-2285 so that we can track your exact location and the nature of the complaint. It is important that we are able to accurately track the source of any drinking water complaints and we ask the public to use the appropriate mechanism to make their reports.