City of Iqaluit: Emergency Water Shut Down and Precautionary Boil Water Advisory – Four Corners Area

Press Release

July 28, 2022

Please be advised of an immediate emergency water shut down on Friday, July 28, 2022 from approximately at 9:00 AM.

Location of water interruption: Four Corners

The City of Iqaluit is issuing a precautionary boil water advisory for all residents, at the aforementioned locations, with the exception to those who are on trucked water services.

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. It is not
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:
Aleksey Cameron
Communications and Customer Service Manager
City of Iqaluit
867-979-5607 | [email protected]
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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