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About us | Sign-up | Login | Maps | Research | Help | 613.413.2090                       October 30, 2014
 Dailies
Update 10/30/14
BWA of the day


VILLE DE QUÉBEC:AVIS D'ÉBULLITION LEVÉ
QUEBEC CITY: BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED

Les quelque 300,000 résidents affectés par un bris d'aqueduc dans le secteur Pierre-Bertrand peuvent recommencer à consommer leur eau potable.

The 300,000 residents affected by a water main break in the Pierre-Bertrand sector can now safely drink their tap water.

Update 10/29/14
BWA of the day


QUEBEC-OWNED OUTFITTER JOINS OTHERS IN SASK UNDER BOIL ORDER,SK
When the water system was turned on for the upcoming hunting season at Bear Buck Obsession in northeastern Saskatchewan, E.coli bacteria was detected and a boil order was issued. Most Sask outfitters' are in a similar situation .

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 30, 2014

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Most Recent BWAs

 Gabriola Island (2), BC - 10/24/2014
 Lions Bay (2), BC - 10/22/2014
 Courtenay (3), BC - 10/27/2014
 Shawnigan Lake, BC - 10/29/2014
 Kenaston - Pavelich B&B, SK - 10/24/2014
 Lashburn - munic., SK - 10/29/2014
 Meadow Lake, SK - 10/28/2014
 Davidson, SK - 10/24/2014
 Desbarats Lake, ON - 10/27/2014
 Rockland , ON - 10/27/2014
 Danville, QC - 10/28/2014
 Margaree Forks (2), NS - 10/22/2014
 Gaspereau, NS - 10/16/2014
 New Campbellton, NS - 10/18/2014
 Margaree, NS - 10/22/2014
 St. Anthony, NL - 10/21/2014

Recently lifted Advisories

bullet Courtenay - Mosley Road Water BC
bullet Shawnigan Lake - Westside Water BC
bullet Happy Valley-Goose Bay NL
bullet Fleur de Lys NL
bullet St. Paul's NL
bullet Dempsey Corner - Farm Market NS
bullet Ingonish - Cape Smokey Elementary NS
bullet Kentville - Big Wedge Pizza NS
bullet Mineville - Camp Harris NS
bullet Dryden - prtn ON
bullet Summerstown - Charlottenburgh Campground ON
bullet Winchester - Rideau Auctions ON
bullet Franklin QC
bullet Québec QC
bullet Conquest SK
bullet Dufferin SK
bullet Elstow SK
bullet Lampman SK
bullet Wood River Utility 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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