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ADVISORY WRAP-UP



2020/12/4 12:00 pm


Nova Scotia Advisory Map

In Nova Scotia, BWAs were issued to Seaside Bowling Lanes (Digby County) and Scallop Shell Gas and Convenience Store (Digby), reasons not stated. Previously issued BWAs were rescinded for Deanery Project Co-op, Sandpiper Restaurant, and Chester Pharmasave.


Manitoba Advisory Map

In Manitoba, the Whitehead Elton Regional Water System will be performing upgrades at the Water Treatment Plant and 3 separate BWAs were issued to various affected areas. Previously issued BWAs were lifted for Wabowden Public Water System and for Carey Waterworks.


British Columbia Advisory Map

In British Columbia, a Do Not Use Advisory was issued by Northern Health Authority for Dease Lake School due to chemical analysis showing that arsenic levels are above the Maximum Allowable Concentration at 3 separate sampling sites (including post-treatment). A BWN was issued by Interior Health for Lytton Community Water System due to distribution system integrity failure.


Québec Advisory Map

In Québec, a preventive BWA was issued in the Omerville sector of Magog due to an aqueduct break. In Trois-Rivières, a preventive BWA was issued to a number of addresses due to a water main replacement. Two preventive BWAs were issued in Lévis, one due to hydrant replacement, and the other, due to an aqueduct break. In Saint-Sauveur, a preventive BWA was issued to a number of addresses due to a break in the aqueduct network. A BWA is in effect for one street in the Mirabel-en-haut sector of Mirabel due to pressure valve replacement. A BWA is in effect for several addresses in Saint-Jérôme due to aqueduct repair or maintenance. Previously issued BWAs were rescinded in Contrecoeur, Saint-Constant, and Rouyn-Noranda.


Ontario Advisory Map

In Ontario, BWAs were issued at both Rene Brunelle Provincial Park and Misery Bay Provincial Park. Previously issued BWAs are still in effect for the following provincial parks: Fushimi, Lake Superior, Neys, Pakwash, The Shoals, White Lake, Windy Lake.


Newfoundland and Labrador Advisory Map

In Newfoundland and Labrador, a BWA was issued to Bellburns-Bound Brook Tributary due to the system undergoing maintenance or repair. Previously issued BWAs were rescinded for Buchans Lake and New Perlican.


Saskatchewan Advisory Map

In Saskatchewan, a PDWA was issued to a portion of Buffalo Narrows due to hydrant repairs. The City of Prince Albert issued a DWA to one block due to a water main break.


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