URGENT Water Shut-Off & Boil Water Advisory

Information for the Public

April 17th, 2017


The Town of Happy Valley- Goose Bay is advising residents that due to a break in the water line on Roberts Road, there will be a water shut-off starting at approximately 10:00am on April 17th. Expected completion time for the emergency repairs is between 2:00pm- 4:00pm. The following areas will be affected:


Cooper Crescent

Roberts Road from Tenth Street to Windsor Avenue


As a result of this interruption, the Town will be issuing a boil water advisory until further notice to residents in the Valley who experience:


Discoloration of Water and/or

Low Water Pressure or Lack of Water Pressure


The Town apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

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:
Brushing teeth
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