Town of Bay de Verde
PO Box 10 | 71-75 Route 70
Bay de Verde, Newfoundland & Labrador
Telephone: (709) 587-2260
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Town News

Due to ongoing construction and the need to constantly shut off the Town's water supply a precautionary boil water advisory is now in effect. Please note that although the water supply you receive is being chlorinated it is advised that you bring any water you intend on digesting to a rapid boil for 1 minute before use. This advisory will remain in effect until further notice.


The water will be shut off at intermittently as work is completed on the sewer project over the next two weeks.

Due to the fact that we do not know when and for how long this will occur we are providing this notice to let residents know that they should expect water loss on and off repeatedly. Please be prepared with drinking water, cooking water and water for the bathrooms!

I will post on facebook as soon as possible the times of losses and when its turned back on as I know it is happening.

Thanks for your cooperation and understanding!

Summer Construction Project Notice
Notice to Residents and Visitors to Bay de Verde.  

Starting on Monday August 3th constructions projects will begin.  

There will be paving on Tavernor's Road and a sewer expansion project on Cherry Hill that may affect vehicle traffic.  

Also the breakwater expansion project will begin and may cause disruptions down by the plant as well as noise throughout the community from blasting and constructions work.

We are sorry for any inconveniences this may cause and ask you use caution or avoid these areas if at all possible. 

Thank you to our sponsors!

The Recreation Committee would like to thank our sponsors of Bay de Verde Days for their support.  

Special mention goes to the Town of Bay de Verde for their support and for sponsoring the Fireworks Show on the Friday night.

Further mention goes to Quinlan Brother's Ltd. on their generous donation to various events being held throughout the community, Reptile Show, Family Night and Family Fun Day.

Your support is greatly appreciated!   


There are alot of activities going on in Bay de Verde this summer: 

1. There will be lots of construction on the go again this summer.  There will be sewer expansion from Cherry Hill Road up to and including Highland Road.   The Harbour Authority will also begin the first phase of their breakwater project.  Please take caution in these areas as traffic will be affected.   

2.  The Heritage Committee and Recreation Committee have students hired for summer employment and the Heritage Committee is beautifying their Heritage Park. 

3.  The Heritage House is now open daily from 10am - 5pm.  Drop by for a visit, have some coffee or tea and indulge in our culture. 

4.  Finally, Bay de Verde Days is from July 27th until August 2.  We look forward to having many visitors to our area and a great festive summer.   

The Town Council and Staff wish everyone a great summer! 

Emergency Preparedness
Are you prepared? The Town would like to remind residents to always be prepared! 

All residents should have a Disaster Supplies Kit (see list below) that has a three day supply of water, food, and clothing for each person including supplies for family pets.  Replace food and water annually.

-Two litres of drinking water per person/per day
-Non-perishable canned and dried foods
-Can opener and disposable plates and utensils
-Prescription glass/contact lenses and supplies
-Prescription medications
-Personal hygiene items
-First aid supplies
-Battery-operated radio
-Flashlight and batteries
-Car and house keys
-Change of clohting and footwear per person
-Copies of essential family documents.

For any other information to help you and your family get prepared visit. and know the risks, make a plan and get a kit!  

New slide for the Playground
The Town Council has purchased a new slide for the Hilltop Playground. We hope the children will enjoy spending time playing on it.

New changes to the waterline

Dear residents, with the new improvements to our water supply lines there is an increased amount of pressure to households. The Town is recommending all residents have a pressure release valve installed on their homes. Please contact the office or maintenance operator if you have any further questions.

Click any link below for more community related information:

Events Calendar
Fire Department
Waste Disposal
Notable People
In Memoriam
Our History

Visit the Heritage Premises

Bay de Verde | A Town with a Rich History

The Bay de Verde Heritage House was built in 1896 by Mr. John Blundon and family of Bay de Verde. The structure of the house is a good example of Merchant Class Victorian housing. The house was donated by Mrs. Dorothy Blundon and family to the Town of Bay de Verde on September 16, 1996 (exactly 100 years after it was constructed). It is now preserved and used as a Heritage House.

Explore our history • Walk the boardwalks & hiking trail to Lazy Rock • Have a chat with our interpreters • We offer free WI-FI

Blundon House | Events | Baccalieu Exhibit | Heritage Days

Phone: (709) 587-2766   |   Email:

Winner of 2010 MANNING AWARD recognizing excellence of historic places.

Town of Bay de Verde
Tel: (709) 587-2260
Fax: (709) 587-2049
PO Box 10 | 71-75 Route 70
Newfoundland & Labrador A0A 1E0
"A Town with a View"
Settled 1662 | Incorporated 1950

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