Staff at the Kimberley Aquatic Centre are preparing to re-open following a long shut-down due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Aquatic Centre staff are planning to welcome patrons on July 6th with limited programming that will include Aquafit, therapy programs, parent and tot programs, seniors programs, and public and family swims.
In accordance with Interior Health Authority’s Water Quality Notification Program, the City of Kimberley has rescinded the WATER QUALITY ADVISORY for the City of Kimberley effective immediately.
Testing shows that current water quality is GOOD according to Interior Health’s Guidelines, where turbidity levels are below 1 NTU.
In accordance with Interior Health’s Water Quality Notification Program the City of Kimberley has issued a WATER QUALITY ADVISORY for ALL USERS. Recent testing shows that current water quality is FAIR due to increased turbidity (cloudiness) in the water.
Curbside recycling collection trucks will roll through neighbourhoods later this summer with the launch of Kimberley’s Curbside Recycling Program. In partnership with Recycle BC, the City’s recycling program will collect from 3,122 single-family dwellings throughout Kimberley, while multi-unit dwellings will remain responsible for their own collection.
We appreciate all of the comments concerning the odours at the Kimberley Wastewater Treatment Plant. While it’s not uncommon to smell foul odours from wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) in general, it is certainly unpleasant. The offensive odours are caused by anaerobic decomposition of organic compounds (bio-solids).