Saline boil water advisory lifted

Water main break caused citywide loss of water pressure


SALINE, Mich. – A large water main break in Saline caused a citywide loss of water pressure Wednesday morning. 

It is no longer necessary for residents to boil water. Samples collected across the distribution system showed no signs of contamination. Officials advise residents to run cold water until you feel the water temperature drop, and also to run several cups through water lines prior to resuming normal use of your water.

The East Michigan Avenue boil water advisory remains in effect.

"A large water main break at Michigan and Maple has caused a citywide loss of water pressure. City crews are working to isolate the break and restore pressure," reads a statement from the city. 

City officials said water pressure was restored to the system Wednesday afternoon. Samples were collected along the distribution system and require about 24 hours for analysis.

"The main serving these addresses was not returned to service until 8:15 p.m., May 16, 2018 and therefore must remain on a boil water advisory for a minimum of 48 hours from that time," city officials said. "These addresses will receive individual notification of their status."


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