Emergency Water Shut Down in Happy Valley and Lower Iqaluit

June 08, 2021

Emergency Water Shut Down in Happy Valley and Lower Iqaluit

 

Due to an emergency repair to the water infrastructure after a pipe burst this morning, there is a water shut down Lower Iqaluit and Happy Valley effective immediately. This is expected to last until 5 p.m. on June 8, 2021.

The City of Iqaluit is issuing a boil water advisory for these residents who experience water loss.

This is a precautionary measure due to a break in the water line during a repair to our water infrastructure.

The City recommends that all water used for consumption and dental hygiene is brought to a rolling boil for a minimum of one full minute. Water can boiled in a pot over the stove, allowed to cool and stored in a covered container or refrigerated for later use.

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

For more information during business hours contact:

Sue Avery 

Public Works Clerk
City of Iqaluit 

S.Avery@iqaluit.ca 

867-979-5630

 

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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