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Boil water advisory for the Gatineau sector: watermain valve chamber rehabilitation
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Ville de Gatineau
News release
Boil water advisory for the Gatineau sector: watermain valve chamber rehabilitation

Gatineau, May 6, 2015. – Gatineau is issuing a boil water advisory for the Gatineau sector (rue Main). This advisory will be in effect starting at 4 a.m. on Thursday, May 7. The rehabilitation of the watermain valve chamber will extend from end of day Wednesday, May 6 until May 7. This work will also result in street closures, which will have an impact on road traffic starting around 7 p.m. on May 6.


Quick facts

Boil water advisory

Residents in the sector may notice a significant drop in water pressure and discoloration of their tap water as a result of the work.
As of 4 a.m. on Thursday, May 7, residents will have to boil their tap water for one minute before consuming it.
Also, residents will be expected to reduce the amount of tap water consumed before the work begins and while it is underway.
Gatineau will notify residents as soon as the boil water advisory has been lifted.
The rehabilitation work on the watermain should be completed in the early part of Thursday, May 7.
Access to a valve chamber helps control the water supply in the system.

Impact on road traffic

Drivers must follows the detour signs:
Corner of rue Main and boulevard St-René (east and west): detour through rue Royal-Brassard, rue Duquette and rue Raymond.
Corner of rue Main and rue Hillcrest: detour through boulevard Labrosse or rue Lafrance.
Rue Main between Hillcrest and boulevard St-René: detour through rue Magnus (east or west).
Photo archive - A public works employee checks a watermain valve chamber.
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Yves Melanson
Responsable, relations avec les médias,
Service des communications
Ville de Gatineau
819-595-7171
melanson.yves@gatineau.ca
@ville_gatineau

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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