Progress is being made in Swan River, Manitoba, as town officials continue dealing with a water shortage.
Deputy mayor Lance Jacobsen says levels in the reservoir are rising, but still critically low after a problem in wells supplying the treatment plant meant a pressure drop in the system.
“We are making significant progress in replenishing the reservoir with safe, potable water, safe treated water,” Jacobsen says. “There is still no boil advisory so we’re good there as well, we’ve been very lucky that way.”
While progress has been made and with water levels in the reservoir rising, it is still critically low after problems with wells caused a pressure drop in the system over the weekend.
Still, deputy mayor Lance Jacobsen says it will take time.
“We are still looking at Thursday, as we look down the road right now as far as having the necessary repairs in place,” Jacobsen says. “Contractors and suppliers are right now looking at the necessary repairing and parts and son on.”
Distribution of free bottled and bulk potable water continues at the high school trade building.