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Media Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 22, 2011

CONTACT: Colleen Doctorian, 816-513-0232, colleen.doctorian@kcmo.org

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

    Boil advisory issued for 135th Street south to the city limits, Holmes to State Line Road

A Boil Water Advisory is being issued by Water Services on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011 effective immediately. Water Services anticipates the boil advisory to last up to 48 hours.

The affected area includes both sides of 135th Street south to the city limits and Holmes 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 as a precaution due to a 12–inch water main break that occurred at 139th Street and Wyandotte Road that caused a drop in water pressure.

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.

Follow Kansas City Water Services on Facebook under Kansas City Water Services and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kcmowater.

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