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Boil water advisory – In effect, lifts and precautions
Boil water advisories – In effect, lifts and precautions
Advisories in effect – see below

The "3-day minimum" rule
A boil water advisory is usually in effect for a minimum of three (3) days which is the time required to conduct new analyses and obtain the results.

Pre-recorded message at extension 315
Residents are asked to check the pre-recorded message at 450-424-8000, extension 315 for boil water advisories and lifts as well as the table below.

Precautionary measures to take during an advisory

  1. Bring tap water to a rolling boil for at least one (1) minute prior to consumption or use bottled water
  2. Water that has been boiled for one minute or bottled water must be used for the following activities until you are advised to the contrary:
    • Brushing teeth and rinsing the mouth
    • 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
  3. Throw out ice cubes (do not forget refrigerator water dispenser tanks), beverages and food prepared with unboiled tap water
  4. You can use unboiled tap water for the following activities:
    • Washing dishes with hot water, making sure you dry them well
    • Washing clothes, showering and bathing
    • Make sure young children do not swallow water while bathing or wash them with a face cloth

Issued on Advisories in effect
(see precautions to take below the table)
 October 13, 2020 - noon October 16, 2020 - 7 a.m. October 16, 2020 - 11 a.m.
Emergency work, water cut, preventative boil water advisory

Chemin Saint-Louis, from Bédard to Chevrier (including Rue Gareau)

Emergency work, water cut, preventative boil water advisory
Streets concerned Rue du Bordelais: from Chemin Sainte-Angélique to Rue du Merisier
- aqueduct work is planned this Friday, October 16, starting at 7 a.m.

- temporary water cut (the City invites you to make a little water reserve for your personal use). 

- a preventive boil water advisory will be required. So residents of Chemin Saint-Louis and Rue Gareau should boil their water this weekend, until the boil water measure is lifted by the Town.

- alternating traffic lights will be on site.

- As a precaution, affected residents will receive a door hanger tonight, which is a summary of the actions to take when a preventive boil advisory and water cut are issued. 
As a result of a major break that occurred during work on the Saddlebrook water network this Friday, October 16, 2020, residents experienced a complete cut-off of the drinking water supply.

Since then, the break has been repaired, however residents will be on a boil water advisory until further notice.

View the Map of Saddlebrook water network here: or the printed map: 
Additional information The affected residences will receive a door-hanger with the boil-water advisory  The affected residences will receive a door-hanger with the boil-water advisory The affected residences will receive a door-hanger with the boil-water advisory.  ERRATUM: Due to the large number of residences to contact in a short amount of time, the mass system alert ( and the newsletter ( were used to contact the residents.
 Status Lifted as of Friday, October 16th, 9 p.m. Lifted as of Saturday, October 17th, 1:30 p.m. Lifted as of Saturday, October 17th, 1:30 p.m.

Last updated: 07/08/2020
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