Boil alert on Boston Road, Memphis Avenue

originally posted on July 6, 2016


Update (11:40 a.m. Wednesday)

PERKINS TWP. — The Erie County water department issued this statement:

“Due to a water main break on Boston Road, water is being shut off to begin repairs. All water customers on Boston Road will be affected but also affected will be 5016 and 5019 Memphis Ave. Once water service is restored, there will be a 24-hour boil advisory in effect.”

Update (9 a.m. Wednesday)

PERKINS TWP. — The boil water advisory has been extended through 7 a.m. Thursday. Door hanger notices are being hand-delivered to the affected customers.

Original story (2 p.m. Tuesday)

PERKINS TWP. — The Erie County environmental services department issued the following statement:

“Water line on Boston Road at Memphis Avenue is being lowered. Water service has been shut off until approximately 3 p.m. today with a boil advisory through 3 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, July 6. Door hangers have been hand-delivered from 214 to 504 Boston Road and 5019 to 5002 Memphis Ave.”

A boil advisory means you should boil your water vigorously for one to two minutes before consumption.

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