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.
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.