The water has been tested for safety after the derailment caused a leak of diesel fuel into the adjacent wetland.
-Flush your treatment system and replace your filters
-Run cold water faucets for five minutes or until the water runs clear.
-Run water softeners through a regeneration cycle.
-Drain and refill hot water heaters.
-Large-volume users (for example, schools) may need to run cold water taps for a longer period of time on first use.
-To get rid of sediment, screens should be removed, rinsed and put back in place.
For more information, phone the health unit at 705-522-9200, ext. 398, toll-free 1-866-522-9200 or visit www.sdhu.com.