What are drinking water advisories?
Drinking water advisories are public health protection messages about about real or potential health risks related to drinking water. There are different types of advisories that may be issued as a precaution to notify the public about impending risk.
Some examples of reasons why an advisory may be issued include: Adverse water sample results, treatment failure, line breaks, or increased turbidity.
See the list of active advisories issued by Northern Heath.
Types of advisories
- Water quality advisory
- Boil water notice
- Do not consume notice
- Do not use notice
Find detailed information on the types of water advisories.
- Boil water notice poster (PDF) - Northern Health
- How to use water safely during a boil water notice (PDF) - Northern Health
- Operation of food premises under a boil water notice (PDF) - Northern Health