Boil Water Advisory

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August 16, 2017 2:51 PM

BOIL WATER ADVISORY for Fairmont Avenue, 2nd Street, and the surrounding area.

On August 16th, 2017 The City of Fairmont Water Department is repairing a water line break on the intersection of Fairmont Avenue and 2nd Street. Affecting Fairmont Avenue and 2nd Street and the surrounding area.

WHAT SHOULD I DO?

If your service has had low water pressure, a loss of water, or discoloration of water, DO NOT DRINK THE WATER WITHOUT BOILING IT FIRST.

Bring all water to a boil, let it boil for one minute, and let it cool before using, or use bottled water. Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes, bathing, and food preparation UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Boiling your water kills bacteria and other organisms in the water.

What is being done? City of Fairmont is repairing a water line. Samples will be collected for bacteriological testing and results determined in 24hrs. Please contact the Water Treatment Plant at 304-366-1461 on August 17th, 2017 after 5:00pm to determine if the boil water advisory has been lifted.

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