The Comox Valley RD has issued a boil water advisory for users of the Comox Valley water system.

Due to the intense rainfall experienced over the past 24 hours, turbidity levels have risen in both Comox Lake and the Puntledge River.

Areas affected are the city of Courtenay, town of Comox and the Comox Valley, Arden, Marsden/Camco, Greaves Crescent, and England Road water local service areas.

The boil water advisory does NOT impact residents in the village of Cumberland, Royston, Sandwick water system users, or those connected to the Black Creek-Oyster Bay water supply system.