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Water Breaks

Water Breaks

In the event of a water break in the Municipality we ask that you please check the Website & Facebook page for updates. We also make sure that a notice goes to the local radio stations to be announced on the news. The radio stations to tune into are:

- CFRY 920AM

- Mix 96.5

- Country 93.1

We will do our best to contact as many people by phone, email or a hand delivered letter if we cannot reach you.  It is imperative that we have your updated contact information including:

-Current home phone number & cell phone numbers

-Current mailing address

-Current email address

When the water break is repaired we will reissue a notice to the public that the water break has been repaired.  At this time, those residences affected may be under a precautionary boil water advisory until we receive two clean water samples in a 48 hr period.

The boil water advisory states that all water used for consumption should be brought to a rolling boil for at least one minute before it is used for:

- Drinking & ice making

- Preparing beverages, such as infant formula

- Preparing food, including washing fruits & vegetables

- Brushing teeth

It is NOT necessary to boil tap water for other household purposes, such as laundry or washing dishes.  Adults and older children that are able to avoid swallowing water can wash, bathe, or shower.  Young children should be sponge bathed.

You can review Fact Sheets on water use at www.manitoba.ca/drinking water or www.gov.mb.ca/health/publichealth/environmental health/water.html