Test shows no contaminants at Lanpher Reservoir, boil water advisory remains
Test shows no contaminants at Lanpher Reservoir, boil water advisory remains.
PITTSBURGH – A boil water advisory issued for 18,000 homes in the Pittsburgh area could soon be over.
PWSA issued the advisory after discovering tears in the cover at the reservoir.
We wanted to know how officials are making sure restaurants in the advisory zone are using boiled water, just to be safe.
At restaurants open in the advisory area, the safety of food is just as important as the water.
Channel 11 learned inspectors have been visiting restaurants to see how they’re operating.
Tuesday, they locked up a Subway restaurant on the North Side after inspectors found the sandwich shop running normally, despite being under the boil water advisory.
Hospitals have also been going to great lengths to make sure safety procedures are being met.
Even people who aren’t in the affected areas say they don’t want to risk contamination.
Food safety staff then visited facilities that could not be reached or that didn’t convey that sufficient health and safety features were in place, issuing orders for non-compliance where necessary Fifty site visits were either conducted Tuesday or scheduled for Wednesday PWSA boil water advisory extended for 18,000 homes, multiple schools PWSA boil water advisory extended for 18,000 homes, multiple schools