The City of Merritt Public Works department will be performing a sewer flushing program in Sector 1 (see the map attached - all homes North of the Nicola River), starting on July 8th, 2019 until August 30th, 2019. The cleaning and inspection program keeps the sewer system operating efficiently by removing and preventing blockages and reducing the risk of sewer backups.
During this period, you may hear gurgling noises coming from pipes and toilets. In the off chance you notice an odour in your home during the cleaning process, we advise that you flush toilets, run some water through various drains and open windows; the odour should disappear after a few minutes.
We thank you for your patience and understanding.