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MONTREAL, MAY 22 , 2013In light of the boil water advisory in Montreal today, the English Montreal School Board has informed  all schools and centres to make sure nobody drinks from the water fountains or uses tap water  for consumption purposes without it being boiled.

Schools and centres were asked to purchased cases of bottled water today.

The City of Montreal has announced that samples of water have been taken for testing from each of the boroughs and municipalities affected by the advisory. The results of the testing will only be known Thursday evening at the earliest.  Therefore, the advisory will remain in effect during this period and will only be lifted once formal notice is given by the city. EMSB students and staff have been asked to bring bottled water to school until further notice.


Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213