For Immediate Release
October 3, 2007

KDHE Office of Communications, 785-296-0461

Boil Water Advisory Issued for Doniphan County RWD #3

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for Doniphan County Rural Water District (RWD) #3. The RWD sells water to customers in the Denton and Severance areas of Doniphan County

KDHE issued the advisory after a line break and loss of pressure to the system. The advisory will remain in effect until testing of samples indicate no evidence of contamination and all other conditions that place the system at risk are resolved.

Customers of the water system should boil water used for cooking or drinking and observe the following precautions until further notice:

The system and/or KDHE will notify area media when the boil water advisory has been rescinded. For more information, contact Chuck Fuhrman at (785) 359-6705.