Town of Canmore

Emergency Alert

Watch this page for the most up-to-date emergency alert information for Canmore. We will post emergency alert information here when an emergency is in effect.

You can also visit Alberta Emergency Alert for more information during an emergency.

What You Need to Know

There is a boil water advisory in place for the Town of Canmore.

High levels of turbidity have appeared in the treated water supply in areas of Canmore. As such, EPCOR and Alberta Health Services are advising ALL residents and businesses within the Town of Canmore to boil their tap water before consuming it. 

Please be advised that residents may temporarily experience little to no water pressure as we work to flush and test the system to restore regular water service. 

What You Need to Do

Boil your water for at least one minute at a full boil before drinking or using the water for any kind of internal consumption.

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Affected Areas

The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Wesley First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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