Information for the Public
The Town of Happy Valley- Goose Bay is advising residents that due to a possibility of untreated water entering the system, a boil water advisory has been issued for the following area(s):
The boil water advisory has been issued for the following reason(s): D3- Inadequately treated water was introduced into the system due to fireflows, flushing operations, minor power outage or other pressure loss.
Residents are advised to bring water that you might ingest to a rigorous rolling boil for one (1) minute. For Example, boil water used for:
Making juice from concentrate and powders
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. At least two (2) successive bacteriological water analysis are 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.
For further information about the Boil Water Advisory, please call:
Government Service Centre: 896 5471
Town Office: 896-3321