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Boil Water Advisory – Baker Lake
Public Health Advisory
Baker Lake, NU
The Department of Health is issuing a boil water advisory for the Hamlet of Baker Lake.
This is a precautionary measure due to high turbidity (cloudy water) levels.
During a boil water advisory, all water for consumption must be brought to a rolling boil for a minimum of one full minute.
It is essential that all water be boiled for the following uses:
- Preparing infant formulas.
- Preparing juices and ice cubes.
- Washing fruits and vegetables.
- 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.
It is not necessary to boil water used for anything other than the above list.
Department of Health