Technical error causes boil water advisory for Village of Farwell

CLARE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) — A boil water advisory has been issued for the Village of Farwell.
According to village officials, the advisory came after a communication issue with the SCADA system and communications to the water tower late Saturday night.
Records show the issue has been taken care of as of now.
The Department of Public Works is running water samples Monday and it is required for the samples to pass two days in a row.
Residents of Farwell are encouraged to do the following before using their water: Boil any cooking or drinking water for at least 1 minute before using, Bathing should not be an issue, but be sure to avoid accidentally swallowing any water, When bathing small children or babies, a sponge bath is advised to keep water away from their mouths and You can brush your teeth but use bottle water or boiled water to rinse If you have any questions, you can call the Village of Farwell office Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m. at (989) 588-9926.

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