Watson Lake, Yukon, issues boil water advisor

Residents advised to boil water for 2 minutes before drinking it or preparing food

-originally posted on August 16, 2016


The Town of Watson Lake, Yukon, has issued a boil water advisory.

It applies to all water received through the town piped system or from the water delivery truck.

All water should be boiled for two minutes prior to drinking, cleaning food, prepared food, baby formula or fruit drinks, washing dishes, making ice or brushing teeth.

A release from the town says the advisory is in place until officials complete the “necessary bacteriological testing.”

No other information about the reason for the advisory has been released

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