What to do in a boil water advisory

What to do in a boil water advisory
November 11, 2019

A precautionary boil water advisory was issued Monday afternoon for neighborhoods in the Auburndale area of southwestern Jefferson County following a loss of water pressure in the Park Ridge neighborhood.

The advisory was issued for residents near St. Andrews Church Road,Palatka Road, 3rd Street Road, Waverly Park, Parkwood, Cardinal Hill, and Manslick.

Officials partially lifted the advisory Tuesday afternoon except for homes in the 7760 to 7700 block of St. Anthony Church Road.

Update: The advisory was totally lifted Wednesday morning just before 11 a.m.

Simple steps to follow during a boil water advisory:

How and when to flush your water lines

We recommend that when work has been done to water mains in your area, you flush your lines. Flushing is easy - either follow the steps below or watch our short video for an animated tutorial.

The possibility of cloudy water

You also might see cloudy water as a result of work being done on water mains. No need to worry – read more about this normal occurrence that does not affect the quality, taste or odor of the water.