The City of Montreal has extended the boil water advisory to 9 p.m. Thursday evening.
The advisory was issued as a precautionary measure Wednesday morning and affects almost everywhere in Montreal south of Highway 40, from LaSalle to Pointe aux Trembles.
It is expected to last until Thursday evening, but the city will issue an official confirmation once it is safe to drink the water and the advisory is lifted.
At 8:15 p.m. Wednesday night, city officials confirmed one addition to the list of areas affected by the boil water advisory. Saint-Pierre in Lachine has now been included.
Affected boroughs, sectors and cities include:
Charlemagne (off-island town)
Parc des Iles (including the Casino)
Rosemont – La Petite Patrie
Town of Mount-Royal
Villeray-Saint-Michel – Parc-Extension
For full details, visit the City of Montreal website.