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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Partial Boil Water Order Issued Following Watermain Break

Saint John Water issuing a boil water order following the watermain break on University Avenue this morning.

It happened near the Gorman Arena leaving many homes without water.

Potable water users east of the intersection of University Avenue and Woodhaven Drive are expected to be out of water for most of the day.

The boil water order imparts University Avenue between the St. John and St. Stephen home to Sandy Point road along with Royal parkway, Alpha place, Polaris and Christopher courts.

It also includes Varsity street, Craig & Alrington Crescent, Tucker Park road, Cranberry Hill, Fieldstone Drive, Sandy Point road from 1099 at University Avenue to 2001 at Kennebecasis Drive.  

1240 Kennebecasis Drive and Westmount Drive are also under the boil water order.

Before consuming water from your tap, bring it to a rolling boil for at least a minute. 

Two clean tests 24 hours apart are needed before the boil water order can be lifted.