Why is chlorine used as a disinfectant?

Chlorine has been shown to be an effective agent against waterborne bacteria and viruses.

Why do I smell and taste chlorine in my water?

The Nova Scotia Guidelines for Monitoring Public Drinking Water Supplies require that where a chlorine disinfection system is being used, a minimum free chlorine residual of 0.2 mg/L should be…

What if my water is discoloured?

If your water is discoloured, the first thing to do is run your hot water tap and fill a clear glass. If there is colour to the water then it…

How do I get my water tested?

If you are inside the water distribution serviced area (Enfield, Elmsdale, Lantz and Shubenacadie) you may call the Municipality at 902-883-2299 during 8:30am-4:30pm Monday to Friday and ask to speak with…