Boil-water advisory in Montreal

May 22, 2013 ,

The city on Montreal has issued a warning affecting some 750,000 Montrealers. The residents of the following areas are warned to boil the somewhat brownish water flowing out of their taps or use bottled water until further notice: Verdun, Point-St-Charles, St-Henri, Côte-St-Paul, Ville-Émard, Westmount, Côte-St-Luc, Hampstead, Town-of-Mount-Royal, Anjou, Montreal East and the off-island town of Charlemagne.

Maintenance work at the Atwater water facility affected the quality of water samples and prompted the advisory. Residents are advised to boil their drinking water for at least a minute until further notice.

Water straight out of the faucet is okay for washing hands, dishes and clothes and taking a bath or shower (provided you do not drink it 😉 )


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