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Chemical water testing complete in central Newfoundland


Results of chemical water testing in the central regional of the province have been completed and indicate no risk to public health and safety.

According to the news release from the Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment, the testing also showed there was no health-related contaminant exceedances that required resampling.

The sampling began on April 6 in response to an interruption in chemical water testing in the central region from June 2016 up to the present time.

The affected region included the Baie Verte Peninsula to the Notre Dame Bay area, including Fogo Island and the south coast.

Full processes of chemical water sampling by the department’s Water Resources Management Division have been restored as normal in the area and will continue at regular intervals, the release noted.

The division’s reports on drinking water quality are available here.

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