Lake Township residents: Boil water until further notice
Disease-causing organisms may have entered the water supply in Lake Township following a low pressure event.
Residents in Lake Township should not consume any water that hasn’t been boiled until further notice.
Disease-causing organisms may have entered the water supply in Lake Township following a low pressure event, according to the announcement.
“The Stark County Water District has no evidence at this time that the water system is contaminated.
Anytime pressure drops below a certain level, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requires a boil order, said Jim Troike, Stark County sanitary engineer.
“You want to be cautious.
We’re being cautious.
That’s what the EPA requires us to do to protect people’s health to make sure there’s no problems,” he said.
The county is testing the water for bacteria.
Bring water to a boil, let it boil for at least one minute and let cool before using.