Boil order lifted for residents near Principia College - KMOV.com

Boil order lifted for residents near Principia College

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ALTON, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A boil order that impacted roughly 250 Illinois American Water customers in the area of Principia College, Elsah and Joywood was lifted Friday morning. 

Crews began making emergency repairs to a transmission water main Thursday morning. Once the repair was complete, pressure regulation was expected to be affected within the new section of the water main.

According to Illinois American Water, it is standard procedure for a boil water order to be in effect for 36 hours after water service is restored.

The boil order was lifted before 10 a.m. Friday. 

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