Esgenoopetitj First Nation issues boil water order – CBC

Water must be boiled for at least 1 minute before using

Jan 10, 2018

The Esgenoopetitj First Nation has issued a boil water order and is instructing residents in the northeastern community to take precaution before using the water.

The Esgenoopetitj Water Authority issued a community notice on Tuesday and said water must be brought to a full boil for at least one minute before using. Boiling the water kills bacteria and other organisms.

On Monday, the Esgenoopetitj Water Authority responded to a water main break on St. Anne’s Street, which was closed to the public throughout the day.

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