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Balsam Lake fuel spill May 2018

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Balsam Lake fuel spill May 2018

Date: 05/09/2018 | Source:

Important news - there has been a fuel spill in Balsam Lake. Global News reported, "The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is urging people who draw water from the South Bay section to use bottled water for drinking purposes until further notice. Approximately 100 properties along parts of Romany Ranch Road and Killarney Bay Road are affected." Please follow the news for updates and stay safe. The water also should not be used for other things like washing food, brushing teeth, or cleaning dishes. We will keep you updated!

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