Conne River hoping for permanent end to boil water advisories – CBC

Miawpukek First Nation has seen 5 boil water advisories since 2007

Aug 29, 2018

Officials with the Miawpukek First Nation in Conne River are celebrating a big step with the removal of a long-term boil water advisory — and are hoping this time, it lasts.

The First Nation, along with the federal government, lifted a four-year boil water advisory in June, thanks to upgrades to the town’s water treatment plant and water lines. It was the fifth boil water advisory issued in the community on Newfoundland’s south coast since 2007, and the longest, according to Glen Benoit, the director of public works with the First Nation.

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