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October 9, 2019 6:34 PM

Fact Sheet for Boil Water Advisory

What do I need to know about boiling water for purification?

Bring water to a rolling boil and keep it there for at least 1 full minute. Then, let it cool before using.
Stop using appliances and equipment that use drinkable water, such as dishwashers, icemakers, tea brewers and coffee makers.
Use disposable paper, plastic or foam plates, cups, forks, etc.
Prepare food using water that has been boiled.
Wash hands with water that has been boiled and cooled.
Wash, rinse and sanitize pots, pans and other equipment with water that has been boiled and cooled.
Brush your teeth with either boiled or bottled water.

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