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CONTACT: Colleen Doctorian, 816-513-0232,

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

    Boil advisory issued for I-70 south to 87th Street, Blue Ridge Cut-off east to city-limits

A precautionary Boil Water Advisory is being issued by Water Services on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 effective immediately. Water Services anticipates the boil advisory to last about 24 hours.

The affected area includes the area of I-70 south to 87th Street; Blue Ridge Cut-off east to the city-limits.

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 as a precaution due to a local power outage that included a water pump station.

Water samples are being collected to confirm water quality .A media release will be issued when the boil advisory is lifted.

For more information about the boil advisory contact Water Services Dispatch Office at 513-0416.

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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