County Environmental Health Issues Boil Water Order for Portions of the Town of Rotterdam

The Schenectady County Department of Environmental Health has issued a BOIL WATER ORDER for the following addresses in the Town of Rotterdam due to a water main break:

Curry Road (between Altamont Ave. and Marlette Street)
All of Stuart Street
All of Duglin Avenue
All of Bigsbee Village
All of Curry Court

All CUSTOMERS IN THE ABOVE LISTED AREAS HAVE BEEN ORDERED BY SCHENECTADY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH TO BOIL ALL WATER FOR DRINKING AND CULINARY PURPOSES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

DO NOT DRINK THE WATER WITHOUT BOILING IT FIRST.  Bring all water to a boil, let it boil for one (1) minute, and let it cool before using, or use bottled water certified for sale by the New York State Department of Health.  Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes, and food preparation until further notice. Boiling kills most bacteria and other organisms in the water.

Residents should boil water until further notice and will be informed via hand delivered notice and bynotice to the media when tests confirm that no harmful bacteria are in the system and you no longer need to boil your water.

For additional updates, contact the Water Department of the Town of Rotterdam at 377-7400 or visit the Schenectady County website at www.schenectadycounty.com and facebook page at www.facebook.com/SchenectadyCounty

 


 

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