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Public Play Sturcutres in Ponoka Closed

All play structures in public parks and on school playgrounds in Ponoka are now CLOSED until further notice to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

“As the weather warms up and these play structures become popular attractions, the hard surfaces on playground equipment become a risk for virus transmission. That’s why it’s important that we close them now in keeping with provincial health directives to practise physical distancing,” said Albert Flootman, Chief Administrative Officer for the Town of Ponoka.

He notes the playground equipment on school playgrounds have been closed in cooperation with local boards.

Households whose water was turned off on Saturday during repairs to the water main break on 59 St. (between 54 & 57 Ave.) should continue to boil their water for 10 minutes before consuming.

Further updates will be provided on March 24. Thank you.

Households in Lucas Heights whose water was turned off on Saturday during repairs to the water main break on 59 St. between 54 and 57 Ave. are no longer being asked to boil their water before consuming.

Water test results have come back as satisfactory for the water samples that were taken Saturday immediately after the water was turned back on. Thank you.

In keeping with provincial directives to minimize personal contact through social distancing, the Town has cancelled the planned park improvements public information night scheduled for March 25. 

More information about these park improvement projects will be available in the coming weeks on the Town website at www.ponoka.ca

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