The Boil Water Advisory remains in effect for the Highland-Fernwood Water Service Area on SSI.
This alert has been replaced by an updated alert issued on December 23, 2018: Boil Water Advisory for Highland-Fernwood Water Service Area – SSI.
Water system damage and power outages resulting from the wind storm on December 20 have caused portions of the Highland-Fernwood Water System on Salt Spring Island (click here for map) to have reduced pressure or no water service. Due to the depressurization, a system wide BOIL WATER ADVISORY is being issued effectively immediately by the CRD in consultation with Island Health. All customers in the service area are advised to BOIL their drinking water until further notice. Read more >>