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November 16, 2020 / For Immediate Release

Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Effective Monday, November 30 at 5:00 p.m., the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg will end the water relief program for municipal residents experiencing dry wells. Bottled water coupons will also expire at this time.

The program, which began on Monday, September 14, 2020, provided residents with several water refill and shower locations throughout the area. It also provided bottled water coupons, redeemable for free 4L jugs of water.

“Due to an increase in rainfall, and a decrease in participation in the program, Municipal Council made a motion to end the program,” said Mayor Carolyn Bolivar-Getson.

Nova Scotia Environment advises keeping your well water safe for drinking after a water shortage. Please visit https://novascotia.ca/watershortage/well-and-drinking-water-safety.asp for further information.

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