The Department of Health is reminding all residents of Pond Inlet to boil their water before consumption until further notice.

This is a precautionary measure due cloudy water from high turbidity levels.

All water to be consumed must be brought to a rolling boil for a minimum of one minute.

It is 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.

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