Public Service Announcement

Boil Water Advisory

Previously issued on May 25 for

NORTH SIDE, HAMILTON HEIGHTS, &

SPRUCE PARK AREAS OF HV-GB

has now been expanded to include:

ALL OF THE VALLEY

 

Information for the Public

Release Date: June 5, 2023

The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay Department of Water & Sewer is advising residents and businesses of a Boil Water Advisory for the areas specified below:

  • Northside,
  • Hamilton Heights,
  • Spruce Park, and
  • ALL OF THE VALLEY

The Boil Water Advisory is effective immediately and is anticipated to be in effect until further notice.

Residents are advised to bring water that they 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 reason for issuing the advisory has been corrected and the following criteria have been met:

1.    Two (2) sets of satisfactory bacteriological water samples are obtained (absence of total coliform and absence of E. coli per 100ml of sample) from both areas.

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 this may cause.