Water Shut Down and Precautionary Boil Water Advisory – May 22 935, 944, 946, 1036, and 1057

May 19, 2023

Public Service Announcement
Water Shut Down and Precautionary Boil Water Advisory – May 22
935, 944, 946, 1036, and 1057
May 19, 2023 – Iqaluit, Nunavut

Please be advised of a water shut down on Monday, May 22nd, 2023 at approximately 2:00 p.m. to allow for necessary water infrastructure work.

Location of water interruption: 935, 944, 946, 1036, and 1057.

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:

• 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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