December 9, 2015

KDHE Office of Communications, 785-296-0461

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Montgomery Co. RWD No. 9

TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded the boil water advisory for Rural Water District (RWD) No. 9 located in Montgomery County. The advisory was issued because of a loss of pressure. Inadequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination.

Public water suppliers in Kansas take all measures necessary to notify customers quickly after a system failure or shutdown. Regardless of whether it's the supplier or KDHE that announces a boil water advisory, KDHE will issue the rescind order following testing at a certified laboratory.

Laboratory testing samples collected from Montgomery County RWD No. 9 indicate no evidence of contamination and all other conditions that placed the system at risk of contamination are deemed by KDHE officials to be resolved.