Boil water advisory lifted after repair work in Kendall Avenue area
KALAMAZOO, MI — Residents of the Kendall Avenue area just west of the Western Michigan University campus can take pots of water off their stoves.
A boiled water advisory for the area, which has no less than eight residential complexes, has been lifted.
The precautionary boil water advisory was issued Monday and was lifted at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, by the city of Kalamazoo, working in cooperation with the Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department.
The measure was taken after scheduled repairs in the water system infrastructure were made, starting at 8 a.m. on Feb. 5.
"Citizens in the affected area can now use city water for consumption as well as all other purposes," according to a press release by the Kalamazoo Department of Public Services.
"Bacteriological sampling within the affected area verified that the water is safe to drink."
The affected area includes: -Kendall Avenue – Between Santos Avenue (northern boundary) and Howard Street (southern boundary), both sides of street; -Santos Avenue – Between Solon Street (western boundary) and Kendall Avenue (Eastern boundary), both sides of street; -Cherry Hill Street – From Santos Avenue (northern boundary) to south end of street.
The area includes the: Santos Hill Townhomes; Kendall Ridge North Townhomes; Hillside Village; Kendall Ridge; Kendall Manor Apartments; Mansard House Apartments; Kendall Village Townhomes; White Hall Apartments; and the Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church.