Culkin issues boil water notice for more than 895 households

Published 6:03 pm Saturday, October 28, 2017

The Culkin Water District issued a boil water notice Saturday afternoon that is expected to impact at least 895 households.

Culkin Water District is issuing a boil water notice for all customers who get their drinking water from Culkin including 2501-1300 Culkin road, Henry Road, Grand Bear Circle, Hayfield, Point Pleasant, Rolling Hill, Great Lakes, Monteray, Old Waverly, Brookwood subdivison, Douglas Road, Dunigan Road, Corbin Drive, Mullen Road, Springview, Boyscout Road, Turnerville, Brister Road, Lampkin Mt., Mount Alban, 1091-3300 Oak Ridge Road, Club House Circle, Fairways Drive, Fairways Place, Pebble Beach Drive, Old English, Birkdale, Spy Glass, Turnberry, Annandale, Covington Quarters, Brandi Lane, Muirfield, St. Andrews, Masters Lane, Biedenharn, Newitt Vick Drive, Pecan Boulevard, Pecan Tree Lane, Plantation Drive, Jil Marie, Jil’s Cove, McAlister, Beaurega Road, McCall Cove, Windy Lake Drive, Windy Lake Cove, Windy Lake Circle located in Warren Wounty.

Kadie Hearn, spokesperson for Culkin Water District stated this precautionary action was necessary because the system lost pressure due to a break in the water line.

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When a water distribution system loses pressure, contaminants can siphon back into the system. Public health officials consider any system that has lost pressure contaminated until tests of the water prove otherwise.

As soon as pressure is restored to those customers affected, water system officials will begin collecting samples for testing and recommend that consumers vigorously boil their water for 2 minutes before it is consumed or use an alternate source for drinking and cooking.