As of press time, January 2, 2018, a precautionary boil water advisory remains in effect for Glen Robertson. Water was shut off to approximately 52 residences late Monday, due to equipment failure at the Water Treatment Plant in Glen Robertson. Crews are currently working to replace a faulty pump. They hope to have the system connected on the 2nd, at which time water will be restored. The precautionary boil water advisory is in effect until further notice.
To avoid possible illness, residents are advised to bring water to a rolling boil for at least one minute before drinking. Let the water cool down before using or drinking. Boiling the water will kill any harmful microorganisms that may be in the water.
On the afternoon of January 2, Township staff will be handing out bottled water to affected residents. The Glen Robertson Social Centre has also been opened and the bathrooms are operational for affected residents.
During the repairs to the Glen Robertson Water Treatment Plant, a water tanker will remain on standby. This is part of a comprehensive contingency plan to ensure that water is restored as quickly as possible.
For more information, please contact the Township of North Glengarry on-call personnel at (613) 551 0429.