June 28, 2015
Information for the Public
The Town of Happy Valley- Goose Bay has issued a Boil Water Advisory, effective June 28, 2015 for the following area:
The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay – ALL AREAS.
*This advisory is Town wide and is a result of the power outage experienced on June 27th.*
The boil water advisory has been issued for the following reason(s):
D3- Inadequately treated water was introduced into the system due to fireflows, flushing operations, minor power outage or other pressure loss.
Residents are advised to bring water that you might ingest to a rigorous rolling boil for one (1) minute.
For Example, boil water used for:
Making juice from concentrate and powders
Washing fruits and vegetables
Making tea, coffee and other hot drinks
Making infant formula and cereals
The boil water advisory will remain in effect until the reason for issuing the advisory has been corrected and the following criteria have been met:
1. At least two (2) successive satisfactory bacteriological water analysis are obtained (absence of total coliform and E. coli in 100ml of samples).
2. Satisfactory free chlorine residual is maintained at the entry to the distribution system.
3. Free chlorine residual is detectable & maintained throughout the distribution system.
The public will be notified once this advisory is lifted.
For further information about the Boil Water Advisory, please call:
Town Office: 896 3321
Government Service Centre: 896 5471