The boil water advisory on the West Mountain has been lifted.
Public Health officials made the announcement this morning after two consecutive water samples came back showing no levels of bacteria.
Rob Hall, Director of Hamilton’s Heath Protection Division, says they were “unable to determine the level of bacteria in one of the water samples last week because it was overgrown.”
Hall says that in itself raised the caution flag and triggered the precautionary boil water advisory that affected about 260 homes in the Brigadoon Drive area, near Garth and Stone Chruch, since September 21.
He adds they did not detect any E. coli in the test samples and Public Health officials are still trying to determine the exact type of bacteria that was found.
Hall says one person reported being sick the day the advisory began but there have been none since.
Affected residents can CLICK HERE for instructions on how to safely resume using your drinking water.