Boil water advisory lifted in city of Brossard, on Montreal's South Shore

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Residents in the city of Brossard, on Montreal's South Shore, are advised to run the cold water for a few minutes but the boil water advisory is lifted. (Radio-Canada - image credit)
Residents in the city of Brossard, on Montreal's South Shore, are advised to run the cold water for a few minutes but the boil water advisory is lifted. (Radio-Canada - image credit)

The city of Brossard, has lifted its boil water advisory, as tests confirm the water is safe to drink again, according to a message published on the city's website.

On July 9, the municipality on Montreal's South Shore asked residents to boil their water for at least a minute before consuming it.

The city said the advisory came after the discovery of fecal coliforms in the water supply.

While the water is now safe, Brossard is advising residents to let the cold water flow from the taps for a few minutes before consuming it.

It also recommends anyone with an automatic icemaker in their freezer dispose of the ice and flush the system before consuming any ice.

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