Boil alert for city of Oxford cancelled
— The boil alert for the city of Oxford has been cancelled.
According to a tweet from the City of Oxford Twitter account, the water is clean and safe to drink.
According to the State Department’s website, the alert came after a waterline break was reported in the city’s public water system.
Example: 1 faucet — run for 10 minutes 2 faucets — run both for 5 minutes 3 faucets — run each for 3-4 minutes Flush any faucet a minimum of 2 minutes to ensure clearing of the line serving the faucet.
Discard any drinks, ice, food, etc, made during the boil water notice.
Rewash any food or drink contact items (knives, forks, plates, etc.)
with cleared system water.
Do not use water from your hot water heater for drinking until several exchanges of the tank have occurred.
More information can be found here.