Waste Water Works
Drinking Water Advisory Notice for those on Sodium Restricted Diets
March 4, 2020 – Thunder Bay District Health Unit
Sampling of this drinking water supply has revealed the presence of sodium at a concentration of 42.2 parts per million. The aesthetic objective for sodium is 200 parts per million, however sodium at concentrations above 20 parts per million may be a concern to those on sodium restricted diets.
Those individuals on a sodium restricted diet are encouraged to seek an alternate approved source of drinking water.
Please see attached notice for more information.
Drinking Water Advisory Notice
All persons consuming water from the Manitouwadge Drinking Water System
Please be advised that recent water samples have shown sodium levels to exceed 20 mg/l. This is a concern for people who are on a sodium restricted diet.
Please ensure that an alternative source of drinking water such as bottled water is available for those who are required to limit their sodium intake.
This advisory will remain in effect until test results indicate that sodium concentration levels fall below 20 mg/l.
For more information, please see poster below: