Boil water advisory enacted for parts of Gable Park Road and Millersville Pike; Crews work to repair water main breaks
Boil water advisory enacted for parts of Gable Park Road and Millersville Pike; Crews work to repair water main breaks.
A boil water advisory has been enacted for parts of Gable Park Road Road and Millersville Pike Wednesday, adding to the list of several city locations that have dealt with recent water main breaks, city officials announced Wednesday.
The Lancaster Water Department has issued a boil water advisory for customers at 2,4,6,8,10,12,14,16,18,19,21 and 25 Gable Park Road as well as 1838 and 1850 Millersville Pike.
A previous advisory remains for two addresses: 31 and 42 Glen Oaks Drive after three water main break at 31 Glen Oaks Drive since Monday, according to Charlotte Katzenmoyer, Lancaster city’s director of public works.
As of noon Tuesday, the boil water advisory was lifted for customers residing at: Quaker Hills development, North Bausman Drive, Village of Bausman, Honeysuckle Lane development, and Northeastern Millersville borough.
There were 12 water main breaks between April 16 and 21.
There were another main break Saturday on Millersville Pike and three on Glen Oaks Drive since Monday.
Of the over 600 miles of pipe serviced by the city’s water department, 45 miles are made of concrete pipes.
An advisory put in place for Running Pump Road was lifted over the weekend, Katzenmoyer said.
After an advisory is lifted, the water department recommends running the cold water foundation or faucet for 2-3 minutes, flushing automatic ice makers, draining and refilling hot water heaters set below 115 degrees and running water softener through a regeneration cycle.