Water woes force halt to new residential development

Okotoks’ water supply is approaching a critical juncture as Town administration announced Monday it will not be able to approve any more new subdivisions until it finds new water sources.

Town council heard on May 13 proposed water treatment upgrades intended to expand Okotoks’ water supply by up to 10 per cent won’t be as effective as expected. As a result, the Town will not be able to approve any new subdivisions until Okotoks is able to expand its water supply.

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