August 5, 2018 11:16 am

Boil water advisory issued in southeastern New Brunswick village

The boil order has been issued in Alma, N.B.

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A boil water advisory has been issued for the village of Alma in southeastern New Brunswick.

The advisory was posted on the village’s Facebook page Saturday morning just after 9 a.m.

In the notice, village clerk and treasurer Brenda Hoar wrote that the Department of Health had been contacted.

“You are to boil your water for one minute for consumption, mixing juice, brushing teeth, washing vegetables and making ice,” the advisory reads.

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Hoar adds that fruits and vegetables should be washed using potable water, and toddlers should be sponge bathed to avoid ingestion.

The boil order is precautionary, according to the village, and will be in effect until further notice.

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