Tap water advisory for part of the Aylmer sector is maintained
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Tap water advisory for part of the Aylmer sector is maintained

Gatineau, November 15, 2017. – Ville de Gatineau maintains the water advisory for part of the Aylmer sector. It is forbidden to consume water until further notice. Gatineau adds a distribution point of bottled water for the residents of the affected area.


Quick facts

The advisory is in effect until further notice. Ville de Gatineau will inform the public as soon as the advisory is lifted.
Water rinsing operations are currently underway and the city is waiting for water tests in analysis.
Gatineau will be distributing bottled water at two distribution points:
- Centre aquatique Paul-Pelletier (325 chemin d'Aylmer) today until 10 p.m. and tomorrow from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
- Centre communautaire Front (175 rue Front) today from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and tomorrow from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Residents can use the showers at the centre aquatique Paul-Pelletier until 10 p.m. tonight and tomorrow from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Instructions

Residents are not to consume the tap water within the affected perimeter.
The water must not be used for washing or brushing teeth, or for cooking or doing the dishes.
Boiling the water is useless under the circumstances.
Residents should monitor the municipal Web site for updates.
Residents can register to e-mail and text message (SMS) alerts.
Residents with health concerns can contact Info-Santé at 811.

Reminder of the situation

The area is delimited by chemin Eardley, boulevard des Allumettières et and Broad, Bagot, Gordon and North.
Remember that this advisory affects nearly 2000 residences.
A smell of hydrocarbon was detected coming from the water during rehabilitation work on a supercharger on rue Front.


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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
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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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