Ville de Gatineau
Water consumption ban in the buckingham sector
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Ville de Gatineau
News release
Water consumption ban in the buckingham sector

Gatineau, November 12, 2015. – Gatineau has issued an advisory against the consumption of municipal tap water for part of the Buckingham sector (the affected perimeter is indicated on the attached map). This ban is affecting approximately 400 residences.

Gatineau will be distributing bottled water at the centre aquatique Lucien-Houle (580A rue Maclaren Est).

Municipal crews are taking the necessary steps.


Quick facts

A contaminated substance has infiltrated the system, hence the reason for this advisory.
As of right now, there is a ban on the consumption of municipal tap water for all residents in the affected perimeter.
The advisory remains in effect until further notice.
Municipal tap water is not to be used for cooking, brushing teeth or washing dishes.
Under the circumstances, there is nothing to be gained by boiling the water.
Gatineau will inform the public as soon as the advisory is lifted.
Residents can check the municipal Web site for updates.
Gatineau will be distributing bottled water at the centre aquatique Lucien-Houle (580A rue Maclaren Est).
- This distribution will begin as soon as possible (check the municipal Web site for details).


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Service des communications
Ville de Gatineau
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Jean Boileau, ARP, FSCRP
Director,
Service des communications
Ville de Gatineau
819-595-7171
boileau.jean@gatineau.ca
@JeanBoileau

À propos de Gatineau

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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