Storms and spring run-off can cause flooding for homeowners throughout the area. When the water finally recedes, there are a number of factors to consider to be sure your home is clean and safe once again.
Please note that the Haliburton
Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPR) advises that residents on well
water affected by flooding should boil water for one minute at a rolling boil or
obtain alternate potable water.
Well Water Safety
Septic System Service After a Flood
Cleaning Up After a Flood
After a Flood - Government of Canada
Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance Program
Flood Water After a Disaster or Emergency - U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
For more information, contact the Health Unit toll-free at 1-866-888-4577 and speak with a Public Health Inspector.