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Boil water advisory for section of Pine Street

 precautionary Boil Water Advisory has been issued for Pine Street between Second and Third Avenue.
The City of Timmins and the Porcupine Health Unit issued the advisory this morning.
City officials say the Environmental Services Department is conducting emergency water main repairs however, the precautionary boil water advisory requires all consumers to take the following steps:
– Bring your water to a rolling boil for at least one minute prior to using it for domestic purposes, including drinking, making infant formula and juices, brushing teeth, washing raw foods and making ice;
– Wash dishes with boiled water that has been cooled or use potable water from an alternative source; and
– All water taps must be posted, indicating that the water is not safe to drink.
The effect will remain in place until sample results confirm water is fit for human consumption, with a minimum of 48 hours following the repair.
City staff would like to thank residents for their patience and cooperation during this necessary process, and advise that if there are any questions, concerns or requests for additional information, they may contact the Service Timmins at 705-264-1331 during business hours. After-hours emergencies should be directed to 705-264-1201
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