MONTREAL – After over a hundred thousand residents in Laval were left without safe, clean drinking water, a boil-water advisory was lifted late Wednesday afternoon.
Avis d'ébullition d'eau levé, communiqué à venir sur notre site Internet. / Boil water advisory lifted, water safe to drink.—
Laval311 (@laval311) July 02, 2014
Laval residents who live west of Highway 15 and those in part of the district of Laval-des-Rapides were asked to boil their water for at least one minute before drinking it, and to discard any food or drinks prepared before 5 a.m. on Monday.
City officials were also asking residents in these areas to reduce their water consumption by not filling their pools, watering their lawns or turning on sprinklers while the boil-water advisory is in place.
The advisory was called after a drop in pressure occurred at the Chomedey water filtration plant.
The affected areas included:
Section of Laval-des-Rapides, east of Highway 15 and south of Highway 440
The green section of the map shows where the boil-water advisory was in effect.
How did you cope with the boil-water advisory? Let us know in the comments below or tweet us at Global_Montreal.
Some people in Laval need to boil their tap water before consuming so check before drinking!—
Samantha Fiorino (@samfiorino) July 02, 2014
what do you mean water in Laval is contaminated I just drank 2 liters of water—
#FRA2014 (@Mouss_54) July 02, 2014
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