Some Utica residents should continue to boil water: Here’s why

Great Lakes Water Authority say the repair could take weeks

Aerial video shows water main break affecting thousands of residents around Metro Detroit

A boil water alert has been issued for some residents in Utica.

Although the Great Lakes Water Authority has removed the City of Utica from the boil water advisory, a portion of Utica still receives its water from Shelby Township, which is still under the boil water advisory.

If you live in a home or work for a business that is located from Northpointe Boulevard to Schoenherr Road, you are receiving water from Shelby Township and are still under the boil water advisory.

Read: Boil water advisory in effect for 133K in Metro Detroit: What residents need to know

Seven Metro Detroit communities reaching more than 130,000 residents have been under a boil water advisory after a water main break impacted water pressure Saturday (Aug. 13) morning.

Water main break (Great Lakes Water Authority)

Great Lakes Water Authority say the repair could take weeks.

Read: Seven communities remain under boil water advisory in Metro Detroit

The GLWA identified the leak’s location as a 120-inch water transmission main that distributes drinking water from the Lake Huron water treatment facility.

Read: Whitmer declares emergency for 4 Metro Detroit counties as water main break affects thousands

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About the Author:

Brandon Carr is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit and has been with WDIV Local 4 since November 2021. Brandon is the 2015 Solomon Kinloch Humanitarian award recipient for Community Service.