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Boil advisory lifted for Blanchard Water System

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Update: The boil advisory that was issued for the Blanchard Water System on August 6, has been lifted.


The Blanchard Water System has had a water main break and due to having to make repairs, the system may be experiencing service interruptions until repairs are complete.

Because of the water being off for an extended period of time, the water produced by the water supply system is of questionable microbiological quality. Customers are asked to please limit water usage until repairs are complete and the advisory has been lifted.

Therefore, as a precaution, the Blanchard Water System is issuing a BOIL ADVISORY effective immediately. This BOIL ADVISORY is to remain in effect until rescinded by the Blanchard Water System.

It is recommended that all consumers disinfect their water before consuming it (including fountain drinks), making ice, brushing teeth, or using it for food preparation or rinsing of food.

Upon notification from the Office of Public Health's State Regional Laboratory that the samples collected from our water supply have been found safe, the State Health Department will notify the water supply of the sample results. Upon such notification, the Blanchard Water System will then rescind the Boil Advisory and notify its customer that the water has been found to be safe.

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