TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Release from the City of Toledo Department of Public Utilities to inform the 73 properties impacted of a water boil notice.
DUE TO REPAIRS TO THE WATER SYSTEM, THE WATER MUST BE TESTED BY US.
DURING THIS PERIOD, WE ADVISE YOU TO BOIL ALL WATER USED FOR CONSUMPTION AND TO CLOSELY FOLLOW THE INFORMATION BELOW
Effective as of THURSDAY 8/9/2018 water service for: TECUMSEH ST. from HAWLEY ST. to JUNCTION AVE. also HOAG ST. from TECUMSEH ST. to NEBRASKA AVE. will be interrupted due to repairs to the City’s water distribution system. When the water service is turned back on, the water must be thoroughly tested by the City of Toledo, Water Treatment Chemists, which will take several days.
UNLESS NOTIFIED OTHERWISE, THIS BOIL ADVISORY EXPIRES ON MONDAY 8/13/2018 AT 5:00 P.M. AFTER THIS DATE AND TIME, YOU CAN RESUME NORMAL USE OF YOUR WATER. IF THIS BOIL ADVISORY MUST BE EXTENDED, BEYOND THIS DATE AND TIME, YOU WILL RECEIVE ANOTHER NOTIFICATION.
WHILE THIS BOIL ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT, WE STRONGLY ADVISE YOU TO BRING ALL WATER FOR PERSONAL CONSUMPTION TO A BOIL, LET IT BOIL FOR AT LEAST THREE MINUTES, AND THEN LET IT COOL BEFORE USE. BOILED WATER SHOULD BE USED FOR DRINKING, ICE MAKING, BRUSHING TEETH, WASHING DISHES, AND FOR ALL FOOD PREPARATION.
• If you have lesions or open surgical incisions, all tap water should be boiled as described above before being used for bathing, as well as for personal consumption.
• The water may be used without boiling for washing clothes and flushing toilets. It may also be used for bathing if you do not have any of the above conditions.
• People with compromised immune systems should contact their doctor for additional instructions.
• When the water is turned back on, you may experience air and/or rust in your tap water. This is normal. Please run each of your cold-water faucets until the water clears up. Avoid washing clothes or using your hot water taps until you have done so.
We apologize for your inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation. If you have any questions regarding this notice, please call Engage Toledo at 419-936-2020.
If you are licensed by the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department only, call 419-213-4100 and select Option 3 for additional information. During evenings and weekends, please call 419-936-2020.