City of Iqaluit: Drinking Water Update – Additional Potable Water Available

Press Release

The City of Iqaluit has potable bottles of water available for residents on Monday, October 18th and Tuesday, October 19th, 2021.

– Nakasuk School parking lot, from 4:30PM to 7:30PM
– AWG Complex parking lot, from 4:30PM to 7:30PM

Household limits will be in effect throughout the water distribution. We recommend that this water be used for consumption only.

Residents are reminded to wear a mask, and that social distancing is required. Children are to be accompanied by an adult and require supervision at all times in water distribution areas due to the volume of vehicular traffic.

The City would also like to remind residents who are unable to pick water up from these locations that they can contact

Water hotline at 867-979-5603, between the hours of 9AM and 5PM, Monday through Friday to arrange to have water delivered.

The City would like to thanks residents for their patience and understanding during this difficult time.


For additional information:

Geoffrey Byrne
A/Communications and Customer Service Manager
867-979-5619 |

Iqaluit Water Hotline:
Monday to Friday
9AM to 5PM (excluding 12PM to 1PM)


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