The Regional Municipality of Durham

Public Service Announcement

Watermain repair in Whitby

WHITBY, ON August 19, 2015

The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to advise residents and businesses that a watermain repair will cause lane restrictions on Dundas Street West in Whitby tomorrow. In addition, the watermain repair will shut down the municipal water supply for residents and businesses in the area of Halls Road and Dundas Street West for one day.


Repair work will begin on Thursday, Aug. 20 at 9 a.m. Work should be complete within the day.


Municipal water supply users in the area of Dundas Street West and Halls Road in the Town of Whitby. One eastbound lane on Dundas Street West will be closed for the day to complete the work as quickly and efficiently as possible.


Drivers are asked to exercise caution for the safety of work crews and pedestrians.

As a precautionary measure, municipal water supply customers are asked to flush out their systems after the water pressure returns to normal—to do this, turn on a cold water tap only, and let it run for approximately five to 10 minutes.

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