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Residents of Merritt, B.C., are being told they will need to limit non-essential water use for at least another 48 hours due to a failure at the city’s pump station Tuesday morning.

Mayor Michael Goetz told CTV News the pump failure was a “freak” incident at the Voght Well, where a gasket broke and water “jetted” into the electrical system.

“We are asking people not to use as much as they are right now because we are having to go to the smaller pumps to keep our water flowing,” he said.

Although the gasket has been replaced, a restart of the electrical system can’t be done until it dries out, according to a late-afternoon update from the city.

Capacity has been ramped up at another pump station, which has mitigated the impact of the failure but has not restored the system to full capacity. People are being told not to …

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