July 11, 2014 9:30 am

Boil-water advisory lifted in Westmount

Tap water fills a glass.

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MONTREAL – The boil-water advisory in Westmount has been lifted.

Quebec’s Environment Ministry carried out several tests over the weekend and found the water in the affected sector to be safe for drinking and all other purposes.

As an extra precaution, the City recommends running the water from faucets, including outdoor taps, for five minutes before consuming.

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Q & A: Your boil-water advisory questions answered

After the boil-water advisory was issued on July 9, residents were asked to use only bottled water or water boiled for a minimum of one minute.

The preventive boil-water advisory was in effect for residents and businesses on the south side of Dorchester boulevard, as well several other streets.

Affected streets

Dorchester (south side)

Weredale Park

Clandeboye

Staynor

Prospect

Green (south of Dorchester)

Columbia

Bruce

Hallowell

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