Montreal

Town of Pincourt issues boil water advisory

Summary: The Town of Pincourt has issued a boil water advisory for residents of Pincourt, Terrasse-Vaudreuil, and Notre-Dame-de-l'île-Perrot.

Advisory was put in place May 22

Residents are asked to throw out all food, drinks and ice cubes prepared with unboiled tap water after May 20 (Ivanoh Demers/Radio-Canada) (Ivanoh Demers/CBC)

The Town of Pincourt, west of Montreal, has issued a boil water advisory for residents of Pincourt, Terrasse-Vaudreuil, and Notre-Dame-de-l'île-Perrot.

Recent tests have shown accumulations of higher than acceptable levels of fecal coliforms in the water. The source of contamination is unknown.

Residents are asked to use bottled water or to boil tap water for at least one minute before consuming it.

All food, drinks and ice cubes prepared with unboiled tap water after May 20 should be thrown out.

The advisory applies until further notice. It was put in place on May 22.

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