Public Service Announcement

Update: Boil Water Advisory

Town Wide – ALL STREETS (Residential & Business)

Information for the Public

Release Date: September 18, 2019


The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is advising residents and business that due to ongoing upgrades to both the Sandhill Reservoir as well as activities carried out by 5 Wing Goose Bay at the Spring Gulch Water Treatment Facility a Boil Water Advisory remains in effect for the entire community of Happy Valley-Goose Bay until further notice.

Areas Covered in this Boil Water Advisory:

  • All Streets, All Residential, All Business – Town Wide
  • 5 Wing Goose Bay (including Loring Drive)


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 upgrades to the Sandhill Water Reservoir is complete, and 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 further information about the Boil Water Advisory, please call Town Office 896-3321 or Government Service Centre: 896-5471