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Public Water Advisory
Posted 01 October 2021, 3:10 pm NDT
October 1, 2021

BOIL WATER ADVISORY ISSUED

INFORMATION FOR THE PUBLIC

The Municipality of Makkovik has issued a Boil Water Advisory for the Community of Makkovik including the Advance Water Treatment Centre until further notice. The boil water advisory has been issued for the following reason(s):

D-1 Beaver discovered in water reservoir

Consumers are advised to bring water that you might ingest to a rigorous rolling boil for one (1) minute. For example, boil water used for

• Drinking
• Brushing teeth
• Making ice
• Making juice or other juice from concentrate
• Making infant formula & cereal
• Cooking
• Washing fruits & vegetables
• Coffee/tea & other hot drinks

* As per Services NL protocol, this boil water advisory will remain in effect until ONE set of satisfactory bacteriological water samples is obtained*

For further information about the Boil Water Advisory, please call:

MAKKOVIK INUIT COMMUNITY GOVERNMENT OFFICE
AT 923-2221

Note the following: If using a home water treatment unit (eg: filter) please read and follow the manufactures instructions.

Water Samples will be forwarded to Happy Valley , NL Laboratory on Monday, October 4th, 2021.
 

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