Boil water advisory in Ilion caused by power outage

originally posted on January 24, 2017


UPDATE: The boil water advisory in the village of Ilion is likely to be lifted by Thursday, according to Ilion Mayor Terry Leonard.

Leonard said a fallen tree cut power to the water treatment plant on Elizabethtown Road. He says the issue has nothing to do with any previous water main breaks, and it is solely due to the power cutoff at the facility.

“Whenever we have trouble with water, water issues, we have to notify the Department of Health,” Leonard said. “We told them it was going to be a time before they could restore the electricity and the Department of Health advised us that we should go on the village-wide boil water advisory.”

The advisory will be lifted once test results indicate the water is safe.


ILION, N.Y. – The village of Ilion has issued a boil water advisory for all residents who use the village water supply.

Village officials say the advisory is a result of a power outage. The advisory will be in effect until further notice.


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