Carmacks issues evacuation alert for some homes as floodwaters threaten wastewater treatment plant

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Homes in Carmacks that use the village’s wastewater treatment plant are now under an evacuation alert as water levels on the Yukon River continue to rise.

The plant is at risk of being overwhelmed, and the village doesn’t know how much longer it can last, Mayor Lee Bodie said on Sunday.

“There may be an evacuation order coming any day,” Bodie said.

“I’m not trying to scare anybody, but just be warned it might be coming in the next couple days if the water rises and we do have to evacuate the people who are serviced by the wastewater treatment plant.”

The wastewater treatment plant in Carmacks, Yukon, is in danger of flooding. High

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