Notice of Water Restrictions
September 24, 2020
The Alberta Central East Water Corporation will be shutting down the regional water transmission main from September 28 – September 30, 2020 to accommodate Alberta Transportation improvements on Highway 15. All connected municipalities are required to revert to a Level B water restriction during the scheduled shut down.
Level B Restrictions:
- Hydrant flushing
- Sewer line flushing
- Street cleaning
- Fleet washing
- Bulk Water Station
- Third-party water sales are restricted to human consumption only
- All fire training involving use of water or hydrants
- Spray park operations
- Filling Lakeland pool
- Park sprinkler systems
- Watering truck
- Maintenance of stadium condenser
- Voluntary water reduction by residents, i.e. watering grass, filling pools, hot tubs or recreation trailers, washing cars/houses/driveways.
As a member of the Alberta Central East Water Corporation, the Town of Vermilion is obligated to comply with operational requirements to ensure the proper functioning of the regional transmission line. The town has two reservoirs with 4,275,000 litres of treated water storage capacity that will be filled prior to the scheduled shutdowns, residents should see no major change to their daily service.
Thank you for support and patience.
If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Transportation & Utilities Department at 780-581-2415.