The Department of Health has issued a boil water advisory for Baker Lake due to cloudy water from high turbidity.

Anytime water is used for drinking, preparing infant formula, making juice and ice cubes, washing fruit and vegetables, cooking or brushing teeth, it should be brought to a rolling boil in a pot or a kettle for at least one full minute, the department advises.



Derek Neary

Derek Neary has been reporting on developments in the North for 18 years. When he's not writing for Nunavut News, he's working on Northern News Services' special publications such as Opportunities North,...