November 3, 2016 4:27 pm
Updated: November 4, 2016 9:35 am

Boil water advisory for several sectors of Montreal’s south shore

A boil water advisory has been issued for parts of the south shore.

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A boil water advisory has been put in place for the cities of Saint-Lambert and Brossard, as well as the borough of Greenfield Park and the sector of LeMoyne.

Residents are being asked to boil their water for at least one minute before consumption.

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This is in addition to the boil water advisory that was put in place in the Châteauguay Valley Wednesday.

What to do

Water that has been boiled for one minute or bottled water can be used for the following:

  • Drinking and preparing beverages
  • Preparing infant formula and baby food
  • Washing and preparing food that will be eaten raw (fruits, vegetables, etc.)
  • Preparing food that does not require prolonged cooking (canned soups, desserts, etc.)
  • Making ice cubes
  • Brushing teeth and rinsing

You can use unboiled tap water for the following:

  • Washing dishes with hot water (make sure to dry it carefully)
  • Washing clothes, showering and bathing (make sure young children do not swallow water while bathing or wash them with a facecloth)

 

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