Water Tower Demolition Update

Edson, Alberta, April 21st, 2015 – After discussions with the contractor the timing for the Water Tower Demolition has been set for approximately 10:30am on Wednesday April 22nd, 2015.

For those wishing to witness the event please note that you do so at your own risk and there is a possibility of dust and debris being released as the Tower comes down. The spectator viewing area is the parking lot at Talisman Place. We ask that you please respect the barriers set up and stay within the designated safety areas.

Starting at 9am some streets in the area will be closed to the public. 11th and 12th Avenue will be closed from 49th to 50th Street and 49th and 50th Street will also be closed from 11th to 12th Avenue. The bus lanes at Holy Redeemer will also be closed off during the demolition.

The Town of Edson recognizes the historical value of the Edson Water Tower and is working closely with the Edson and District Historical Society on preserving this moment in Edson’s history.