Tag: Boil Water Orders

Frequently Asked Questions: Boil Water Order

This information is provided as a service to help you protect your family. Why must I boil my water? A boil order has been issued to your water system because either recent testing has shown the presence of organisms that could cause illness (e.g. fecal or E. coli bacteria), or technical/physical problems in the water …

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Drinking Water: Boiling Water Woes

By Kim Dyches Following the recent news coverage about communities boiling their water, water customers may want to know if this contamination could have easily been prevented. The answer is YES. These contamination events were the result of a cross-connection between someone’s pressurized irrigation system and the culinary water line into their home. Contaminated water …

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