News Discoloured water situation in Verner shows signs of clearing up SHARE ON: Rocco Frangione, staff Friday, Aug. 9th, 2019 Council continues to pursue direct water services to Verner. (Rocco Frangione, MyWestNipissingNow.com staff) The discoloured water situation in Verner is improving. Following treatment at the Verner plant, the discolouration in the water is starting to subside. Staff at the West Nipissing town hall says although some residents may still experience residual colour, the situation should continue to improve. Meanwhile, people can get four cases of bottled water at the Verner Fire Hall until 4:00pm Friday. Residents need to call ahead before going to the fire hall for the bottled water to make an appointment. The phone number of the West Nipissing Fire and Emergency Services is 753-1170.