Boil water alert in immediate effect for Jindabyne, Lakewood, and more
Published on 07 December 2023
In consultation with NSW Health, Council is implementing a boil water alert for Jindabyne, Lakewood, Leesville, High Country and The Station Resort.
This alert is effective immediately, until further notice.
Water used for drinking or food preparation should be brought to a rolling boil to make it safe. Kettles with automatic shut off switches can do this. Water should then be allowed to cool and stored in a refrigerator in a clean, lidded container.
Use bottled water – or treated and cooled water as described above – for drinking, washing uncooked food (such as salad vegetables and fruit), making ice, cleaning teeth, gargling, and for your pet’s drinking water.
Children should take bottled water or cool boiled water to school. Dishes should be washed in hot soapy water or in a dishwasher.
This advice must be followed until further notice.
The NSW Health website includes special considerations and directions for:
This alert does not apply to East Jindabyne, Tyrolean Village, Kalkite, or Berridale.
Contact Council’s Water and Wastewater Department on 1300 345 345 or by email at email@example.com with any questions or concerns.