Ville de Gatineau
Preventive boil water advisory for a part of the Limbour sector
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Preventive boil water advisory for a part of the Limbour sector

Gatineau, July 5, 2018. – Gatineau is issuing a preventive boil water advisory for a part of the Limbour sector. This preventive advisory is being issued because of the replacement of the watermain on rue Saint-Louis. This work is being carried out as part of the rehabilitation of the Route 307 by the ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports (MTMDET).

The preventive boil water advisory is contained in the following area:
- East of rue Saint-Louis/ montée de la Source/ route 307
- West of chemin des Érables
- South of rue de la Pointe-Pêlée
- North of rue de la Tire

This advisory is in effect until further notice.

Quick facts

If you are in the area covered by the boil water advisory

Affected residents and institutions must boil their tap water for at least one minute before consuming it.
They must continue to do so until Gatineau lifts the preventive boil water advisory.
Please note that the preventive boil water advisory only applies to water used for consumption and for brushing teeth.
Once the preventive boil water advisory has been lifted:
- all cold water taps, including water fountains, must be opened and the water left to run for one minute or until it gets cold before it can be consumed; and
- any ice made from tap water run during the boil water advisory must be discarded.

Temporary interruption in the supply of tap water

The replacement of the watermain will be between 10 pm and 2 am during the night of Thursday to Friday.
Somes residences located in the affected sector could face a temporary interruption in the supply of tap water.
Many may also notice a decrease in water pressure.

For additional information, please check the Web site or call 311.


Associated link

Boil water advisories – Everything you need to know

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Service des communications
Ville de Gatineau
Jean Boileau, ARP, FSCRP
Service des communications
Ville de Gatineau
819 595-7171

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Reconnue pour sa qualité de vie, Gatineau est une ville de 285 000 habitants. Elle est située sur la rive nord de la rivière des Outaouais, et s'étend à l'est et à l'ouest de la rivière Gatineau.

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