Boil Water Advisory – Whale Cove
The Department of Health is issuing a boil water advisory for the residents of Whale Cove.
This is a precautionary measure as the old water treatment plant is being brought back on line.
During a boil water advisory, all water for consumption must be brought to a rolling boil for a minimum of one full minute.
It is essential that all water be boiled for the following uses:
- preparing infant formulas;
- preparing juices and ice cubes;
- washing fruits and vegetables;
- cooking; or
- brushing of teeth.
Water can be boiled either in a pot or kettle on a stove or an electric kettle without an automatic shut-off. The boil water advisory is only for the uses listed above.
Manager of Communications
Department of Health