Public Service Announcement
Water Shut Down and Precautionary Boil Water Advisory – Nov 14
Please be advised of a water shut down on Tuesday, November 14th, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. to allow for necessary water infrastructure work.
Location of water interruption: 1647, 1649, 1651, 1653, 1655, 1657, 1659, 1661, 1663, 1665, 1667 + 1669
The City of Iqaluit will issue a precautionary boil water advisory for the above addresses following the shutdown.
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:
- 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.
For additional information, please contact: All inquiries about the status of the boil water advisory should be directed to: Danarae Sommerville - Communications Coordinator – Government of Nunavut Health
To report an urgent water issue (city water main leak or no water pressure) after hours contact: City Dispatch 867-979-5650