Public Service Announcement

Boil Water Advisory

Fire Hydrant Repair affecting Tenth Street to Randell Crescent

Information for the Public

Release Date: June 17, 2020



The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay Water & Sewer Department is advising residents and businesses that Emergency Repairs are currently underway for a damaged Fire Hydrant in the area of Steve’s Playground, necessary repairs are underway and Town Crews are working to rectify the situation.


Areas affected Tenth Street to Rendell Crescent including the below-listed areas:


  • Rendell Crescent
  • Bird Street
  • Ikey Street
  • Martin Crescent
  • Mesher Street (North & South)
  • Learning Street
  • Lethbridge Street
  • Brett Street
  • Justin Avenue
  • White Crescent
  • Campbell Street
  • Michelin Street (North & South)
  • Ford Street
  • Groves Street
  • Adams Loop
  • Pottle Street
  • Mitchell Street
  • Deharving Drive
  • Tooktashina Drive
  • Burry Crescent
  • Davis Crescent
  • Gear Street
  • Winters Crescent
  • Chaulk Street
  • Roberts Road
  • Clarence O’Dell Drive
  • Windsor Drive
  • Pleasant Avenue
  • Hunt Street
  • Royal Street
  • Broomfield Street
  • Tenth Street


The Public is further advised that residences and businesses in the Tenth Street to Randell Crescent areas may already be experiencing a lower than usual water pressure or complete loss of water pressure and possible discoloration of water. If discoloration occurs, please run taps until it clears.


A Boil Advisory is now in effect


The Boil Water Advisory is necessary due to an interruption in the water distribution line caused by a break in the water distribution line and upon completion of repairs to the water distribution line.


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 this may cause.

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