For Immediate Release
June 8, 2012

KDHE Office of Communications, 785-296-0461

Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Clifton in Clay and Washington Counties

TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the City of Clifton, which is located in Clay and Washington counties in North Central Kansas. 

The city has experienced a loss of pressure in the water system. When such a loss of pressure occurs, it is possible for contaminants to enter the system. Chlorine residuals may also drop to levels that are inadequate to protect against bacterial contamination.

Once service is restored, customers should observe the following precautions until further notice:

The water system and/or KDHE will notify area media when the boil water advisory has been rescinded. For more information call Mayor Galen Haas at (785) 455-3711.