Boil-water advisories across Canada
Majority of drinking water alerts issued as a precaution
CBC News Posted: Jan 28, 2015 3:01 PM ET Last Updated: Jan 29, 2015 5:58 AM ET
From overflowing riverbanks to excessive E. coli counts in the system, hundreds of communities across Canada go under "boil-water" alerts and advisories every year. The majority are precautionary, according to Environment Canada. See the current list, on this map.