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Tuesday July 3rd, 2012 :: 05:56 p.m. CDT


Boil advisory issued for I-70 to 87th, Blue Ridge Cut-off to city-limits effective immediately for approx 24 hrs.

Boil advisory issued for I-70 south to 87th Street, Blue Ridge Cut-off east to city-limits

A Boil Water Advisory is being issued by Water Services on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 effective immediately. Water Services anticipates the boil advisory to last approximately 24 hours.

The affected area is south of I-70 to 87th Street; Blue Ridge Cut-off east to the city-limits.

Customers should boil all drinking water. Boil water vigorously for three minutes before using it to drink, cook, or prepare food. Ice made with un-boiled water should not be used for drinking purposes. Disinfect dishes and food contact surfaces with tap water that contains one teaspoon of household bleach per gallon.

The water is safe for other purposes such as bathing, but small children should be discouraged from swallowing bath water. Water boiled for drinking and cooking purposes may also be used for brushing teeth.

This Boil Water Advisory is being issued as a precaution due to low water pressures as result of electrical power issues at a pump station.

Water samples are being collected to confirm water quality .A media release will be issued when the boil advisory is lifted.

4800 E 63rd St
Kansas City, MO 64130

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 816-513-1313

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