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Boil lifted for 12 Metro East communities

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Boil order for large portion of Metro East (Credit: Illinois American Water online map) Boil order for large portion of Metro East (Credit: Illinois American Water online map)

BELLEVILLE, Il (KMOV.com) -- Illinois American Water lifted a boil order issued Wednesday for a portion of their customers due to a temporary drop in water pressure.

The area affected was sprawling, including:

  • Alorton
  • Cahokia (Illinois American Water direct customers only; does not impact Commonfields Water Department customers)
  • Canteen
  • Canteen Township
  • Caseyville (Illinois American Water direct customers only; does not impact Village of Caseyville Water Department customers)
  • Centreville (Illinois American Water direct customers only; does not impact Commonfields Water Department customers)
  • East St. Louis
  • Fairmont City
  • Lovejoy
  • National City
  • Sauget
  • Washington Park

Due to the boil order, the Cahokia School District, East St. Louis School District and Brooklyn Lovejoy School District canceled classes Thursday.

The company lifted the order Thursday afternoon just before 4 p.m.

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