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Water Service & Traffic Advisory – Barrington Street – Water Main Repair

Water service will be temporarily shut down in this area
Published: 2:31 PM | June 10, 2024

From 10:00 PM today until 7:00 AM, tomorrow, Halifax Water crews will undertake an emergency water main repair near 1256 Barrington Street, Halifax. Water service will be temporarily shut down in this area. 

There is stop-and-go traffic in the work zone. Experienced traffic control personnel will be on-site to manage traffic flows. Sidewalks will remain open.

Customers in the area may experience discoloured water during/following this repair. It is recommended that those customers run the COLD water at one faucet until the water runs clear. To learn more about discoloured water and to report it, please visit 

Motorists should expect delays and use alternate routes. Motorists are also reminded that speed fines double in work zones.  

We apologize for any inconvenience this necessary infrastructure repair work may cause.  
To ensure the safety of our communities and our staff, please maintain a safe distance when Halifax Water staff or contractors are working in your area. 

Halifax Water