Government of New Brunswick

The Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health provides advisories, alerts and information that are of concern to the health of New Brunswick residents.

Beach water quality monitoring advisories and information can be found on the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Advisories page.

All other current Public Health alerts and advisories can be found on the Government of New Brunswick Public Advisories and Alerts webpage.



Current Public Health Advisories and Alerts

The Department of Health encourages the public to be active and enjoy the outdoors but be aware that blue-green algal blooms can be unpredictable. Advisories are issued to inform local recreational water users to help make informed decisions on water use in the affected area and to be more aware to look for the formation of highly visible blooms and scum, which pose the most risk.


Location Original Date of Advisory
Mactaquac Main Beach  August 14, 2018
Lake Nictau (Mount Carleton region)  July 14, 2018
Nashwaak Lake July 24, 2017
Wheaton Lake 2015
Washademoak Lake July 28, 2015
Grand Lake July 15, 2015
Harvey Lake July 10, 2015
Chamcook Lake 2010
Lake Utopia August, 2008
Lac Baker 2010
Lac Unique 2010
Irishtown Nature Park before 2010
McLaughlin Reservoir before 2010
Camp Lake 2015
Bathurst Lake 2015
Location Boil Order Do Not Drink Date Comments
White Frost Village Park    June 4, 2019 Loss of pressure

The Department of Health updates this boil order list each business day.
For up-to-date information, particularly after business hours, please contact your municipality.