Public Service Announcement
Boil Water Advisory
Various Locations
Information for the Public
Release Date: April 22, 2022


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

Areas Covered in this Boil Water Advisory:


  • Spruce Park
  • Northside (Canadian Side)
  • Hamilton Heights (MOT area)


The Boil Water Advisory is necessary due to an unexpected interruption in the water distribution line caused by the unscheduled power outage on the morning of April 22, 2022.


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

Water service has been restored to the above areas, however, residents may experience lower than normal pressure for a temporary period. 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 this may cause.

For more information on Boil Water Advisories and Water Quality visit: