Boil water advisory issued for 16 properties just east of downtown Red Deer

About 16 properties near downtown Red Deer are under a boil water advisory issued Saturday afternoon.

The City issued the advisory to the properties in the 5300 block of 44th Avenue at about 2:15 p.m.

According to the city, the adivsories are issued with there is suspected harmful microbes in the water supply. Homes and businesses in the area recieved door-to-door notifications.

The advisory will remain in place until tests confirm there is no contamination. When the advisory is lifted, new notices will be hand delivered again.

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