Emergency Water Shut Down and Precautionary Boil Water Advisory – Lower Iqaluit

May 25, 2022

Public Service Announcement
Emergency Water Shut Down and Precautionary Boil Water Advisory – Lower Iqaluit
May 25, 2022 – Iqaluit, Nunavut

Please be advised of a water shut down Wednesday, May 25, 2022 from approximately 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. to allow for necessary water infrastructure work.

Location of water interruption: Lower Iqaluit

The City of Iqaluit is issuing a precautionary boil water advisory for all residents, with the exception to those who are on trucked water services.

During a precautionary boil water advisory, the City recommends that all water for consumption is brought to a rolling boil for a minimum of one full minute.
It is recommended that all water be boiled for the following uses:

• drinking;
• preparing infant formulas;
• preparing juices and ice cubes;
• washing fruits and vegetables;
• cooking; or
• brushing of teeth.

Water can be boiled either in a pot or kettle on a stove or an electric kettle without an automatic shut-off. It is not

The City of Iqaluit will release a Public Service Announcement when the precautionary boil water advisory is lifted.

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For additional information, please contact:
Sue Avery

Public Works Clerk
City of Iqaluit
867-979-5630 | s.avery@iqaluit.ca

To report an urgent water issue (city water main leak or no water pressure) after hours contact: City Dispatch 867-979-5650

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