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About us | Sign-up | Login | Maps | Research | Help | 613.413.2090                       October 24, 2014
 Dailies
Update 10/21/14
BWA of the day


HALF MOON DRIVE-IN DINER GETS UV UPGRADE, MB

The Half Moon, a diner in Lockport, Manitoba, 28 km north of Winnipeg, was issued a BWA on October 16, when coliform bacteria was detected in its drinking water.
.../more


Update 10/8/14
BWA of the day


TOWN SENDS FRANÇOIS TO WATER TASTING CONTEST- FOLLOW QUEBEC DRINKING WATER CONTEST HERE

When we first reached François Gagnon , Director General of the town of Franklin QC, he was taken aback. "Boil water advisory? Let me contact my technician and call you right back," he said.
.../more


Update 10/5/14
BWA of the day


TWO E.COLI ALERTS, SOURCE STILL UNKNOWN

The City of Mercer Island, WA, located in the Seattle Metropolitan Area, has been hit by two consecutive Boil Water Advisories in the last week. When E.coli and coliform bacteria were detected in water samples during routine testing on September 28, all 24,000 Mercer Island residents were told to boil their tap water and all public schools and restaurants ordered to close.
.../more


Update 9/29/14
Lead

SAFE WATER NOW FLOWING FROM TAPS AND FOUNTAINS AT ACADIA U
You can now freely drink the water at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Soctia, but this wasn't always the case.
Last October students, staff and faculty at the University were told not to drink the water because it was contaminated with lead.
.../more


Update 9/25/14
BWA of the day

5,700 ASKED TO BOIL AFTER MAJOR LINE BREAK, NB
The whole community of Grand Falls/Grand Sault, NB is under BWA following the break of a major pumping line on September 23.
.../more


Update 9/24/14
BWA of the day

TOWN INHERITS SMALL SYSTEM AND RECURRING BWAS, QC
Saint-Jean-de-Matha, a rural municipality 100 km northeast of Montreal, inherited 3 private water systems over the last years, one of which has caused the municipality nothing but headaches and periodic BWAs.
.../more


Update 9/20/14
BWA of the day

FIRST REPORTED BWA IN QUEBEC TOWN, QC
Unsatisfactory water tests results have prompted a BWA in Béarn, QC, a municipality in northwestern Québec
.../more


Update 9/18/14
BWA of the day

VALVE REPLACEMENT LEADS TO BWA IN NORTHERN TOWN, MB
A boil water advisory was issued for Churchill, Manitoba (pop. 800) when routine maintenance work to replace valves on the distribution system required a system shut-off.
.../more


Boil Water Advisories
Update, October 24, 2014

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Most Recent BWAs

 Sayward, BC - 10/21/2014
 Kemano, BC - 10/15/2014
 Qualicum Beach, BC - 10/20/2014
 Powell River (4), BC - 10/22/2014
 Hernando Island, BC - 10/18/2014
 Tramping Lake, SK - 10/20/2014
 La Loche, SK - 10/20/2014
 Meadow Lake, SK - 10/17/2014
 Rockglen, SK - 10/18/2014
 Ceylon, SK - 10/20/2014
 Buffalo Narrows, SK - 10/20/2014
 Sunset View Beach, SK - 10/22/2014
 Air Ronge, SK - 10/21/2014
 Saskatoon - Duffering Water Assoc., SK - 10/23/2014
 Glen Ewen, SK - 10/20/2014
 La Ronge, SK - 10/21/2014
 Wood River Utility Board, SK - 10/21/2014
 Moose Jaw (5), SK - 10/23/2014
 Dryden, ON - 10/22/2014
 Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury , QC - 10/22/2014
 Corner Brook, NL - 10/16/2014
 Steady Brook, NL - 10/20/2014
 Fortune, NL - 10/17/2014

Recently lifted Advisories

bullet Vernon - Cedar Falls Campground BC
bullet Clearwater - Lacarya Golf Course RV Park BC
bullet Oak Bluff MB
bullet Pine Dock MB
bullet Bouctouche NB
bullet St. Quentin NB
bullet Bay de Verde NL
bullet Hawke's Bay NL
bullet Kippens NL
bullet Milltown-Head of Bay d'Espoir NL
bullet Pynn's Brook NL
bullet West Colchester Consolidated School NS
bullet Urbania - Sandbar Restaurant NS
bullet West Dover - Shaw's Landing NS
bullet Windsor Road - Bonny Lea Farm NS
bullet West Arichat - Isle Madame Service Station NS
bullet Eastman - Haut Bois Normand QC
bullet Portneuf QC
bullet Lévis - Camping Bernière, Camping International QC
bullet Saint-Apollinaire - Camping Les Pierres à Feu QC
bullet Saint-Marcellin QC
bullet Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies - Aqueduc Nord-Ouest QC
bullet Ottawa - Blackburn Hamlet ON
bullet Saint-Jérôme - Saint-Antoine sector QC
bullet Archerwill SK
bullet Calder SK
bullet Spalding SK






10-minute interview

update 10/15/14 - 19:00

Quebec halts TransCanada drilling in Cacouna - CBC

update 10/12/14

SAVE OUR BELUGAS
Nature Québec launches petition, appeals to Canadians and the world


 The Stories, so far
Update 10/12/14
Contest

PREMIER CONCOURS DE LA MEILLEURE EAU DU QUÉBEC

FIRST QUEBEC BEST WATER CONTEST

Montréal, Québec city, Laval, et 10 petites municipalités ont soumis leurs 7 pots en verre avec couvert en plastique, pour être éligibles.

Montreal, Quebec, Laval and 10 smaller municipalities submitted their 7 samples in glass jars with plastic lids to be eligible. .../more



Update 9/25/14
Water Contamination

IS FRACKING THE ROOT CAUSE OF HUDSON'S HOPE WATER WOES?

On September 10, the District of Hudsonís Hope, in northeast BC issued a water quality advisory. Residents were warned not to drink or use water from Lynx and Brenot Creeks.
.../more


More Stories...so far



10-minute interview

Update 10/15/14

CLEARFLOW ENVIRO UP FOR A MANNING AWARD
An interview with CEO Jerry Hanna


Update 10/2/14
'WHAT ARE THE RISKS TO OUR DRINKING WATER?'
North Bay Mayor on Energy East pipeline
TransCanada declined to address Mayor McDonald's concerns in a 10-minute interview.


Update 9/28/14

'WE WANT TO BE A PART OF CANADA
Chief Redsky, Shoal Lake 40




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