Freedom Area School District notified of emergency boil water advisory
originally posted on May 25, 2016
BEAVER COUNTY, Pa – The water supply feeding the Freedom Area School District has immediately been placed under a boil water notice, the district announced.
The district was notified that the Harvey Run Water Supply System was placed under the Boiled Water Notice.
All homes, businesses, and the Freedom Area School District campus that receives water from the supply system fall under the advisory.
According to a DEP official, the issue is affecting nearly half of New Sewickley Township.
In a press release, the district said it immediately discontinued water consumption after receiving the notice.
The water authority will be chlorinating and flushing the system today and further testing will be done over the next several days until the situation is rectified, according the school district.
The advisory will be in effect until there are two straight days of tests without positive results.