Boil Water Advisory Issued for Maidencreek Township

9/3/20 – The Boil Water Advisory has ended.

9/1/20 – Maidencreek Township has issued a Boil Water Advisory Tuesday afternoon. Officials say residents connected to the public water system may be at increased risk from microbial contamination.

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On Tuesday, September 1st, the water authority experienced a loss in positive pressure when a contractor hit a water line on Main Street. The loss of positive pressure could allow contamination to enter the system.

See the Township advisory here:

Officials are urging residents to bring all water to a rolling boil, let it boil for one minute, and cool before using; or use bottled water. People with severely compromised immune systems, infants and some elderly may be at increased risk.

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You should use boil or bottled water for drinking, making ice, washing dishes, brushing teeth and food preparation until the advisory has been lifted.

The boil water advisory is anticipated to be lifted by September 4th once bacteria samples are tested and the results show no bacteria present.

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