St. Louis City Water Division Issues Precautionary Boil Water Advisory [UPDATE: Advisory Lifted]

City Water has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for a portion of its service area due to low water pressure caused by a broken water main.

May 11, 2021 | 2 min reading time

Update as of 9:45 AM on Wednesday, May 12th: The precautionary boil advisory for has been lifted.

The Water Division conducted several tests of water samples in affected areas and has verified the water is not contaminated and is safe to consume.

The City Water Division has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for a portion of its service area due to low water pressure caused by a broken water main.

Map of Area Pertaining to the Precautionary Boil Advisory For Tuesday, May 11, 2021The boundaries of for the area under the precautionary boil water advisory are:

  • South of Palm - Natural Bridge
  • West of Hwy 70
  • North of Chouteau
  • East of Jefferson

Although water has been restored, the water pressure in the affected areas has fallen below acceptable City levels, prompting the City Water Division to issue a precautionary boil water advisory out of an abundance of caution.

The boil water advisory is in effect until further notice. The Water Division will analyze water sample before determining when to lift the boil water advisory. Test results will be in 24 hours.

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