July 30, 2013

KDHE Office of Communications, 785-296-0461

Boil Water Advisory Issued for Rural Water District No. 12 in Wilson Co.

TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for Rural Water District (RWD) No. 12, located in Wilson County.

RWD No. 12 has experienced a loss of pressure in the water system due to a 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The system and/or KDHE will notify area media when the boil water advisory has been rescinded. For more information, contact the RWD No. 12 office at  620-325-8999.