WATER ADVISORY WRAP-UP
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Manitoba Advisory Map
In Manitoba, public water system BWAs were issued to Marshall Chambers Park, Brandosa Beach (Minnedosa), Wellman Lake
(Duck Mountain Provincial Park), and a portion of Inglis. A semi-public water system BWA was issued to Watchorn Provincial
Park. Advisory causes were not provided, however all are categorized as short term.
Québec Advisory Map
In Québec, a preventive BWA was issued to a portion of one street in Boucherville, following water interruption due
to area construction work. A preventive BWA is in effect for the Village sector of Saint-Adolphe d'Howard due to
equipment break. In Westmount, a preventive BWA applies to two streets due to a non-conforming sample taken from the temporary
water distribution network. A boil advisory was issued to portions of two streets in Laval, reason not stated. In Dorval,
a preventive BWA was issued to portions of two streets due to repairs on the water main; a previously issued BWA in Dorval
(issued Aug 3rd) is still in effect. In Rouyn-Noranda, 2 preventive BWAs were issued, both due to work on the aqueduct
network. A preventive BWA was issued in the Montréal borough of Ville-Marie, while previously issued BWAs were lifted
in the boroughs of Plateau-Mont-Royal, Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Ahunstic-Cartierville, Villeray–Saint-Michel–
Parc-Extension. A previously issued BWA was lifted in Saint-Lazare.
Newfoundland and Labrador Advisory Map
In Newfoundland and Labrador, in Corner Brook, a 4th precautionary BWA has now been issued to a number of streets due
to improvements to the water distribution system through Capital Works. The three previous advisories are still in effect.
British Columbia Advisory Map
In British Columbia, Northern Health Authority issued a BWN to BCR Industrial Site (Fort St. James) due to unsatisfactory
bacteriological results. Previously issued BWNs were lifted by NHA, for Rio Tinto Kitimat, Bulkely Field & Stream,
Sciame Properties, Riverbend Mobile Home Park, Anzac Camp, Dor-Val Trailer Park, Caron Creek RV Park, Summit
Saskatchewan Advisory Map
In Saskatchewan, a PDWA was issued to one block in the town of Strasbourg due to a line break or pressure loss.
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