News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 26, 2012
Boil water advisory rescinded
A Boil Water Advisory issued by the City of Kansas City, Mo., Water Services Department on July 24th, 2012 was canceled at 11:30 p.m. on July 25.
The affected area was I-70 south to 87th Street; Blue Ridge Cutoff east to the city limits.
Customers no longer need to boil water prior to drinking or cooking.
Tests on the water show that the water meets requirements for public drinking water and is safe to drink without boiling.
This precautionary Boil Water Advisory was issued due to a power outage at a pump station, which caused pressure loss in the parts of the distribution system.
For more information, contact Colleen Doctorian, public information officer for the Water Services Department, at 816-513-0232.
The Kansas City, Mo., Water Services Department 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 by fees charged to customers based on their use of products and services.
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