Important public notice/media advisory - Boil water advisory in Hawkesbury, Vankleek Hill and l’Orignal lifted


The BOIL WATER ADVISORY issued to residents in Hawkesbury on December 10 and extended to residents of Vankleek Hill and L’Orignal on December 11 has been lifted by the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) after recent water samples confirmed that water from the Hawkesbury drinking water system is safe for use and consumption.

“Residents of Hawkesbury, Vankleek Hill and L’Orignal who are on municipal water can be confident that their water is safe for drinking and for use,” states Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, Medical Officer of Health.

The EOHU continues to work with the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, and the Town of Hawkesbury to monitor the situation.

For more information, please contact the Eastern Ontario Health Unit at 1 800 267-7120. You can also visit or

Please share this information with residents of the affected sector.