Boil water advisory rescinded for Valley Center

VALLEY CENTER, Kan. (KWCH) Update: The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the city of Valley Center.
KDHE officials issued the advisory because the systems need to repair a fire hydrant.
Laboratory testing samples collected from the City of Valley Center indicate no evidence of contamination and all other conditions that placed the system at risk of contamination are deemed by KDHE officials to be resolved.
—- The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for the water in Valley Center.
The advisory was issued due to a water main break that is resulting in the loss of pressure in the system.
In the meantime, the following precautions should be observed: • Boil water for one minute prior to drinking or food preparation, or use bottled water.
• Dispose of ice cubes and do not use ice from a household automatic icemaker.
• Water used for bathing does not generally need to be boiled.
• Persons with cuts or severe rashes may wish to consult their physicians.
• If your tap water appears dirty, flush the water lines by letting the water run until it clears.

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