Water Shut Down and Precautionary Boil Water Advisory

January 24, 2023

Public Service Announcement
Water Shut Down and Precautionary Boil Water Advisory – 525,550,552,553,554,555,556,557,558,559,560,561,562,563,565,567,569,570,571,572,573,574,575,576,577,578,579,580,582,584 and 586
January 24, 2023 – Iqaluit, Nunavut

Please be advised of a water shut down on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 from approximately 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. to allow for necessary water infrastructure work.

Location of water interruption: 525,550,552,553,554,555,556,557,558,559,560,561,562,563,565,567,569,570,571,572,573,574,575,576,577,578,579,580,582,584 and 586

The City of Iqaluit is issuing a precautionary boil water advisory for the above addresses.

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.

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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