Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Rural Water District #2

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the public water supply Saline County Rural Water District# 2 in Saline County. The advisory was issued Wednesday because of a line break resulting in a loss of pressure in the system. Failure to maintain adequate 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 is 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 Saline Co. Rural Water District #2 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.

Updated: April 14, 2017 — 7:45 pm
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