Ucluelet First Nation under state of emergency after barge, tsunami damages water main – CTV News

Ucluelet First Nation under state of emergency after barge, tsunami damages water main – CTV News

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202277 Views

Jan. 19, 2022

Residents in the Ucluelet First Nation on the west coast of Vancouver Island have been warned not to use their household water for anything besides flushing toilets after an underwater water main that serves the community was damaged.

The Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ government has declared a state of emergency over the water main break, which occurred Monday.

The District of Ucluelet believes that Saturday’s tsunami near Tongo, and a passing boat, are the causes of the damage.

Read More: https://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/ucluelet-first-nation-under-state-of-emergency-after-barge-tsunami-damages-water-main-1.5746456

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