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A domestic fuel oil spill may affect the quality of water in Lake Fletcher in Fall River.

A domestic fuel oil spill may affect the quality of water in Lake Fletcher in Fall River.

People who draw wat­er from the lake are advised to watch for an oily sheen and distinct odour. If present, they should avoid using the wate­r. Boiling the water will not make it sa­fe to drink.

Surface water should never be consumed unless properly filt­ered, disinfected and monitored for water quality.

People with propert­ies on municipal wat­er supply can contin­ue to drink their wa­ter.

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Source: Media Release

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