More encouraging results from water and fish samples taken from Mt. Polley following the mine tailings pond breach.
Environment Minister Mary Polak says the drinking water continues to meet government standards.
Most of the “Do not use water” restrictions have been lifted.
Doctor Trevor Corneil with Interior Health says fish are also safe to eat.
“I now deem all fish outside the revised ‘do not use order’ impact zone safe for human consumption. This includes fish from the Quesnel Lake, Quesnel River and the Fraser River.”
Daily water testing will continue.