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Boil water advisory issued for Iglulik

Residents of Iglulik are advised to boil their water for a full minute due to cloudy water from high turbidity.

The Department of Health states that it's essential that all water be boiled for the following uses:
• drinking
• preparing infant formulas
• preparing juices and ice cubes
• washing fruits and vegetables
• cooking
• brushing of teeth

Water can be boiled either in a pot or kettle on a stove or an electric kettle without an automatic shut-off, according to the Department of Health.