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Boil Orders

An alert goes out to residents in which a boil order is in effect for their area.  Many residents scramble to understand what a boil order means.   A boil order takes effect when a water supplier has tested the water and testing has shown any presence of organisms that can result in an illness.  It can also mean there are technical and/or physical problems within the water system that can affect the water with bacterial contamination.  A boil order specifically means bacteria containing fecal and/or E. Coli bacteria. Read more