Fort Macleod told to boil water after plant power failure

Residents of the southern Alberta town of Fort Macleod are being asked to boil their water.

Alberta emergency officials issue information alert Monday night

Residents of the southern Alberta town of Fort Macleod are being asked to boil their water.

The order was issued late Monday night after a power failure caused problems for the water system. Residents are asked to bring water to a rolling boil for one minute before consuming it. The power failure is under investigation.

The boil water order could last two days, according to the town's website.