Water Shut Down and Precautionary Boil Water Advisory
411, 413, 1600, 1601, 1603, 1605, 1607, 1609, 1610, 1611, 1613, 1515 + 1620
Please be advised of a localized water shut down Thursday, November 9th, at 9:00 am, to allow for necessary water infrastructure work.
Location of water interruption: 411, 413, 1600, 1601, 1603, 1605, 1607, 1609, 1610, 1611, 1613, 1515 + 1620
During the disruption, those locations will see a drop in water pressure. When water pressure drops, the Chief Public Health Officer of Nunavut automatically issues a precautionary boil water advisory. If this water interruption affects your residence, you are under a precautionary boil water advisory.
When the Office of the Chief Public Health Officer informs the City of Iqaluit that the advisory is lifted, we will inform residents.
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.
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