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Boil Water Order In Effect

 Ste Genevieve remains under a 48-hour boil water advisory issued for any residence/business experiencing low water pressure to no water. This lasts until Friday afternoon.
This includes Westwood Drive, Market Street, Merchant and Jefferson Streets, Washington, in addition to the following streets which are under a boil water advisory until Tuesday, August 22nd: 9th Street, parts of N. 8th Street (that are north of Washington), Maple, Virginia, Ridgeway, and Ste. Genevieve Elementary School.
We will keep you updated with changes. From the Missouri
Department of Natural Resources:
What is a boil water advisory?
A public water system may issue a boil water advisory when there is concern that a problem with drinking water may exist, but it has not yet been confirmed. These are most commonly issued for major water main breaks or other low-pressure events where the possibility of contamination intrusion exists. They may also be issued while waiting for results of confirmation samples collected for bacteriological analysis, which can take up to two days plus the time required to transport samples to the laboratory. We will keep you updated with changes.