Ville de Gatineau
Repair of the main water break on rue St-Louis
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Ville de Gatineau
News release
Repair of the main water break on rue St-Louis

Gatineau, September 23, 2016.- Ville de Gatineau informs the population that the main water break which happened yesterday on rue St-Louis is now repaired. Municipal services are to complete the lasts checks to pressurize the network. If everything takes place as expected, the water supply can then start again. Meanwhile, Gatineau residents are invited to reduce their water consumption.

Quick facts

Gatineau residents answered the call by reducing their water consumption and it contributed to facilitate the work by municipal services.
The volume of available water in the sector of Gatineau is still reduced.
Gatineau residents can still notice a water pressure drop or a lack of water.
Municipal services are presently putting all the efforts to restore the situation as fast as possible.
Ville de Gatineau will update residents of the situation late in the afternoon.
Ville de Gatineau would like to thank the residents for their collaboration.
Gatineau residents are invited to consult the municipal website for updates.
To obtain more information, they can dial 311.

Road impacts

Rue St-Louis remains closed by rue Jacques-Cartier in the Boulevard Maloney Ouest until further notice.
Gatineau residents are asked to avoid the sector as far as possible for the moment.

Boil Water Advisory

A boil water advisory is in effect since 9 pm yesterday evening, for the Gatineau sector.
Affected residents has been advised directly through a telephone notification.
Affected residents and institutions in the Gatineau sector have to boil their water for one minute before consuming it until the advisory has been lifted.
Ville de Gatineau will inform the residents once the advisory is lifted.
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Yves Melanson
Responsable, relations avec les médias,
Service des communications
Ville de Gatineau

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