Approximately 1,900 people are affected by a precautionary boil water in the Limbour district of Gatineau.
According to the City of Gatineau, a water main break has occurred in this sector. Citizens of the area affected area should boil water for one minute before drinking it or using it for brushing teeth.
Gatineau however maintains that it is safe for bathing, showering, washing clothes and dishes.
To proceed with the repair of the pipe, there will be a temporary interruption of the water supply which could lead to a drop in water pressure.