Boil water advisory for Sunset View Beach, Sask.

Water for drinking, washing food and brushing teeth must be boiled first

-Originally posted on July 29, 2016

A boil water advisory has been issued for residents of Sunset View Beach, Sask., about 240 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon.

The Water Security Agency is warning people living at the hamlet next to Turtle Lake to boil their water for at least one minute prior to using it.

Any water for drinking, washing fruit and vegetables and brushing teeth must be boiled first, the agency said.

People are also warned not to use water from public drinking fountains, and to use an alternative water source which is known to be safe.

The advisory applies to the entire hamlet, which is on the east side of Turtle Lake in the Rural Municipality of Mervin.

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