Boil water notice issued for some Milligan Water System customers

Published: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 06:14 PM.

Tap water may be used for showering, baths, shaving, and washing, so long as care is taken not to swallow or allow water in eyes, nose or mouth.

Children and disabled individuals should have their bath supervised to ensure water is not ingested. The time spent bathing should be minimized.

Though the risk of illness is minimal, individuals who have recent surgical wounds, are immunosuppressed, or have a chronic illness may want to consider using bottled water for cleansing until the notice is lifted.

Businesses and non-residential sites should take steps such as posting notices at, or disabling water fountains and ice machines for the duration of the precautionary notice. If you provide water to visitors or employees, use commercially produced bottled water for drinking or beverage preparation (coffee, etc.).

Food service operations have additional requirements from their regulatory agency.

After repairs are made and the notice is rescinded

Flush your taps and dispose of ice made while the notice was in effect.

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