As of now Trail will be providing water to all residents from the city’s water treatment plant only.
That’s because staff are performing upgrades to the pump house at the Bear Creek Well that will increase the Green Gables Reservoir capacity from 65% to 100%.
The pump will be shutdown til the end of April.
Engineering Technician Warren Proulx says residents of Shavers Bench, Miral Heights, Glenmerry and Waneta may notice a chlorine scent in their water during the shutdown.
Proulx says the city is doing the work now because they can only sustain the entire community on the treatment plant’s water supply during the winter.