Boil Water Notice Information

What To Do Once a Boil Water Notice Has Been Lifted:

Island Health recommends taking the following precautions after a boil water notice is lifted:

  • Run cold-water faucets and drinking fountains for one minute before using the water
  • Drain and flush all ice-making machines in your refrigerator
  • Run water softeners through a regeneration cycle
  • Drain and refill hot water tanks set below 45 C (normal setting is 60 C)
  • Change any pre-treatment filters (under sink style and refrigerator water filters, carbon block, activated carbon, sediment filters, etc.)

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Have Questions?

These resources from Island Health provide everything you need to know during a Boil Water Notice.