Water Outage, Road Closure & Precautionary Boil Water Advisory- Walsh Street

City of Corner Brook
Media Advisory

The City of Corner Brook wishes to advise residents and businesses in the following areas that a Water Outage and Road Closure has been scheduled for Monday, September 16th, 2019, commencing at 8:30 AM. The water outage and road closure is expected to last for approximately 8 to 10 hours. In addition, a Precautionary Boil Water Advisory will be in effect. The water outage, road closure and precautionary boil water advisory are necessary to make upgrades to the water distribution system through Capital Works improvements.

Areas to be affected are as follows:

  • Walsh Street #’s 7-22
  • Westmount Road # 14
  • Gale Street #’s 2-8
  • Cochrane Street #’s 4-10

In conjunction with the repairs, Walsh Street will be closed from the intersection of Westmount Road to the intersection of Cochrane Street. The general motoring public is advised to use alternate routes.

Due to the time required for testing to confirm water quality in the systems, the boil water advisory is expected to remain in effect until further notice. You will be advised when the boil water advisory has been lifted. The City of Corner Brook would like to thank you for your cooperation and apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.  Residents can call the City of Corner Brook’s Water Information Line at 634-7711 or visit the City’s official website, www.cornerbrook.com at any time to receive current boil water advisories, water outages and road closures.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Keith Costello, P.Tech.
Superintendent of Water and Wastewater Division
City of Corner Brook
kcostello@cornerbrook.com
(709) 637-1596

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