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Cost to fix Princeton, B.C.’s flood-damaged water system could be in the millions

Most of town's residents still on boil-water advisory


February 2, 2022
By Ground Water Canada

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Princeton, B.C. – Most of the town’s residents are continuing to adhere to a boil-water advisory following November’s massive flooding in the province. And they may have to continue for months yet. Mayor Spencer Coyne said the cost of fixing Princeton’s water setback could range between $1 million and $4 million after flood waters spilled into the municipal well-supplying aquifers. Some local residents who are on a different system have been able to access potable water since Christmas. Vernon Morning Star report | READ MORE