March 13, 2013

KDHE Office of Communications, 785-296-0461

Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Moline in Elk Co.

Topeka,Kan.– A boil water advisory has been issued for the City of Moline, which is located in Elk County.

The city water supply has experienced a loss of pressure in the water system due to a water main break. 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.

Effective immediately, customers should observe the following precautions until further notice:

The local water system and/or the Kansas Department of Health and Environment will notify area media outlets when the boil water advisory has been rescinded. For more information, contact Moline City Manager Robert Wilson at 620-647-3665.