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Water: Facebook Post and City

water: Five weeks is too long without any provision of access to water for people who are vulnerable, Kertes said in an interview, according to CTV. Five weeks is a very long time for a community, especially since the city wasn't prepared. Tom Kertes of Community for Clean Water said in a letter to the mayor and city councillors on Saturday that the group would like to propose a Clean Water Preparedness Plan, which would include a series of concrete and achievable steps aimed at ending the advisory. The city did not immediately return a request for comment, but Mayor Lee Brain explained in a Facebook post why the advisory is in effect. Last August, the city applied for funding to implement a two-phase water treatment system and replace the submarine line that carries potable water beneath the harbour from Woodworth and Shawatlans lakes, said information posted on the city's website. Water in the city of Prince Rupert tested for high levels of cryptosporidium and giardia, parasites can cause intestinal illnesses, he said. ( As reported in the news.