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16

Community Updates - August 16

Water: Further to last weeks update, we are still awaiting on the results from the raw water pond testing. The results from the tests will provide direction for focus on resolution to the taste and odour issues that have been experienced over the summer. Street Lights: Fortis will be commencing work at the end of this month in upgrading the street lights to LED. Water & Sewer replacement 47 Street: We are advised that following delays on other projects due to inclement weather,... More...
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AUG
09

Water update - August 9, 2017

We appreciate the continued patience of residents while we continue to work on solutions. We are pleased to report some areas are indicating improvements, but others continue to experience the taste and odour issue albeit at lower levels. Our thanks go to our residents in assisting in identifying areas where changes are occurring, and we ask that continue to let us know of the changes you are experiencing. Water treatment is a complex operation and we must ensure that any steps we take... More...
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AUG
02

Water Update for Residents

We appreciate the patience of the public while we continue to work on solutions, and we acknowledge the frustration in what appears to be a less than desirable speedy solution to the matter. Water treatment is a complex operation and we must ensure that any steps we take are approached logically and measured for result or impact for the problem to be resolved. If everything were to happen simultaneously, it would be difficult to clearly identify which of the actions taken produced the desire... More...
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JUL
26

Water Taste Update

Our water technicians continue to liaise closely with Alberta Environment and Capital Health regarding the current taste and odour issues being experienced by residents.  Our quality results continue to record well within required limits for compliance and they are not requesting any changes to protocols or processes, or requesting additional testing at this time. We continue to work on circulation of water in low flow areas and solutions to improve the taste and odour issues currentl... More...
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JUL
17

Water taste issues

Over the past week or so, we have been receiving complaints regarding the taste and odour of Thorsby tap water. The water is independently tested weekly and is safe to drink, the smell and taste are due to organics which usually occur when temperatures are high for continuous periods of time, as over the past few weeks, and the temperature rises in our raw water ponds prior to process.  Our water treatment plant processes the water to ensure safety for drinking etc.. , however, it doe... More...
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JUL
13
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CONSTRUCTION COMMENCEMENT

We have received notification today, that construction crews will be commencing road work in the Madison area of Town on Monday July 17, 2017. Traffic areas that will be impacted are 53 & 52 Avenues,49, 48 & 47 Streets. We apologize for the short notice to our residents and seek your patience and understanding while this important work is undertaken. Border Paving will liaise directly with residents on providing access and address any issues that may arise during the constru... More...
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JUL
13

PLAYGROUND CLOSURE

NOTICE OF CLOSURE PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT FOLLOWING INSPECTION AND SAFETY CONCERNS THE PLAYGROUND AT ARCTIC SPAS RECREATION COMPLEX IS CLOSED WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT Equipment will be removed & replacement will follow subject to due process OTHER PLAYGROUNDS IN THE COMMUNITY ARE LOCATED AT THE THORSBY LIONS PARK AND AT THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.
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Thorsby has a superb water management facility with membrane filtration and excess capacity.