Boil water advisory issued for some Kalamazoo residents

originally posted on January 25, 2017


KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – Some Kalamazoo residents are being asked to boil their water as a precaution.

The precautionary boil water advisory affects all of Homecrest Avenue west of Portage Street. The affected area includes the Heritage Community of Kalamazoo. Norton Drive is not affected.

Officials stress that the advisory is precautionary only as there have been no confirmed tests showing bacteria present in the water after a loss of pressure in the water main.

Officials expect the advisory to be lifted within 72 hours.

Residents are asked to boil tap water for two minutes prior to drinking it. No special measures are needed for water used for personal hygiene.

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