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CONTACT: Colleen Doctorian, 816-513-0232,

Public Information Officer, Water Services, City of Kansas City, Missouri

    Boil advisory issued

A Boil Water Advisory is being issued by Water Services on February 16, 2011 effective immediately. Water Services anticipates the boil advisory to last for 48 hours.

The affected area is 120th to 155th and from just east of Holmes Road (Blue River) to State Line Road.

Customers should boil all drinking water. Boil water vigorously for three minutes before using it to drink, cook, or prepare food. Ice made with un-boiled water should not be used for drinking purposes. Disinfect dishes and food contact surfaces with tap water that contains one teaspoon of household bleach per gallon.

This Boil Water Advisory is being issued due to a 16–inch water main break that occurred at 95th and Bannister Road that caused a drop in water pressure.

The public will be notified when there is no longer a need to boil the water.

For more information, contact Colleen Doctorian, public information officer for the Water Services at 816-513-0232.

Kansas City, Mo., Water Services maintains and operates water collection, processing and distribution systems, stormwater management and control systems, and waste water collection and processing systems for residential and business customers in Kansas City and for wholesale customers in the Kansas City region. Operation is funded entirely by fees charged to customers based on their use of products and services, not by taxes.


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