UPDATE # 3 - Port Hope Water Treatment Plant Systems Restablished

print-logo February 16, 2015

PORT HOPE, ON – Water supply from Port Hope’s Water Treatment Plant has been reestablished; systems have returned to normal and Ward 1 water consumption may return to normal for all residences and businesses. The Municipality wishes to thank everyone for their efforts to conserve water; the quick response from the public is appreciated.

Port Hope had declared an Emergency in the urban area (Ward 1) at 10:10am this morning, due to an apparent frozen water intake pipe at the Municipality’s Water Treatment Plant. As a precautionary measure the declaration of emergency will remain in place overnight as Municipal crews monitor the situation.

Regular updates are posted as required on the Municipal website at www.porthope.ca under Media Releases.


Sandra Weeks, Communications Coordinator