UPDATE: Boil Water Near Baxter Street LIFTED
Update as of April 27, 0907: The Boil Water Notice near Baxter and Chestnut has been lifted. No contamination was detected.
Water system personnel have repaired a leak in a water line on Baxter Street. A Boil Water Notice is now in effect for customers on Dowell Street, South Earle Street, Chestnut Street, and the north end of Baxter Street. The notice does not affect Baxter Street customers south of 16 Baxter Street.
The approximate area of the Boil Water Notice is marked in red on the map below.
The earliest that laboratory testing can be completed and the notice lifted is Thursday, April 27.
Boil Water Notices are issued out of an abundance of caution because positive pressure has been lost and the possibility of contamination exists, not because contamination has been detected. The presence or absence of contamination must be confirmed by an independent lab through a testing process that requires at least 24 hours after delivery of a sample. Samples cannot be taken until the leak has been repaired and service has been restored. Samples can only be submitted during business hours. For more information about what to do under a Boil Water Notice, click here.
Notification will be sent out when the Boil Water Notice is lifted. We regret any inconvenience this may have caused and appreciate your patience during this time.
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