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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 23, 2011

CONTACT: Colleen Doctorian, 816-513-0232,

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

Boil water advisory rescinded

A Boil Water Advisory issued by the City of Kansas City, Mo., Water Services Department on Nov. 22 has been cancelled at 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 23.

The affected area was 135th Street south to the City limits, Holmes Road to State Line Road.

Customers no longer need to boil water prior to drinking or cooking. Customers should open all taps and let them run for 10 to 15 minutes. Screens, aerators , or other filters should be removed, cleaned, and left off while running the water.

This precautionary Boil Water Advisory was issued due to a water main break.

Tests on the water show that the water meets requirements for public drinking water and is safe to drink without boiling.

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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