REMINDER - Preventive boil water advisory for a part of Buckingham sector
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REMINDER - Preventive boil water advisory for a part of Buckingham sector

Gatineau, October 25, 2018. – Starting at 9 p.m. tonight, a preventive boil water advisory will be in effect for a part of Buckingham sector. This advisory affects 2,600 houses located at the east of the rivière du Lièvre.

Quick facts

During the night of Thursday to Friday, a drop of water pressure could be observe for the entire Buckingham sector.
There will be a water break on avenue de Buckingham between the streets Lefebvre and Maclaren Est.

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

Affected residents and institutions will have to boil their water for one minute before consuming it.
They will have to continue to do this until Gatineau lifts the preventive boil water advisory.
Once the preventive boil water advisory has been lifted:
- cold water taps should be left running for one minute or until the water gets cold before it is used (the same procedure should be followed with water fountains); and
- any ice made from tap water during the preventive boil water advisory should be discarded.
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Jean Boileau, ARP, FSCRP
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Ville de 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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