Boil advisory issued for southwest Sedgwick County

It has now been rescinded

SEDGWICK COUNTY, Kan. - UPDATE:  Kansas health officials have rescinded the boil water advisory for Sedgwick County's Rural Water District Four.   Lab tests found no evidence of contamination in the system after a line break caused a loss of pressure. 


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A boil water advisory has been issued for part of Sedgwick County. 

A line break led to a loss of pressure in Rural Water District Four, which includes much of Sedgwick County south of Goddard. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment stated the advisory affects all customers south of US-54/Kellogg.

The KDHE recommends boiling water for one minute before drinking it or using it to prepare food, disposing of ice cubes, and using one teaspoon of bleach per gallon of water when washing dishes.

The advisory was issued August 30 and will remain in effect until the conditions that put the system at risk of contamination are resolved. 

You can find a map of the county water districts by clicking here.

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