Public Service Announcement

Boil Water Advisory – Valley Portions (SEE BELOW LISTED STREETS)

Information for the Public

Release Date: May 26, 2019


The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Water & Sewer Department advises that due to an unexpected break in the water line affecting the below-mentioned streets; a Boil Water Advisory (BWA) is now in effect:


  • Montagnais Street
  • Saunders Street
  • Elizabeth Avenue
  • Traverspine Street
  • Riverview Drive


Residents may also experience discoloration. If this occurs, please run taps until clarity is achieved.


Residents are advised to bring water that you might ingest to a rolling boil for one (1) minute. For Example, boil water used for:


  • Drinking
  • Brushing teeth
  • Making juice from concentrate and powders
  • Cooking
  • 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 following criteria are met:

  1. At least one (1) satisfactory bacteriological water analysis is 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.


The Town apologizes for any inconvenience.