Boil advisory issued for Fort Wayne

Boil advisory issued for Fort Wayne.
(WPTA 21) – A boil advisory has been issued for the majority of Fort Wayne.
The city officials said the advisory was issued after a power outage at the American Electric Power/I&M substation near Lawton Park.
Immediately after the outage, the Three Rivers Water Filtration Plant generators kicked in, returning the plant to full capacity within a few minutes.
The boil advisory was put in place as a precautionary measure.
The boil advisory is in effect until further notice for a portion of the City bounded by Washington Center Road in the north, a portion of Maplecrest and Meyer Road in the east, the Hillagas Road and St. Marys River in the west and Tillman Road in the south.
Any water to be used for cooking or drinking should be brought to a rolling boil for five minutes then cooled before it is used for consumption.
READ MORE| What to do during a boil water advisory During the boil water advisory, the city said City Utilities water customers should use bottled water or boil any water to be used for drinking, food preparation, making ice and brushing teeth.
Then it can be cooled and used for consumption.
ABC21 will provide an update once the advisory is lifted.

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