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Boil Advisory Issued for Parts of Chillicothe


CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (February 26, 2024) – The City of Chillicothe has issued a precautionary boil advisory for residents in a specific area following water main repairs.

Affected Area:

  • All of Park Street from Water Street to Chestnut Street
  • Chestnut Street from Church Street to High Street
  • Church Street from Chestnut Street to Water Street

Precautionary Measures:

Residents in the affected area are advised to boil all water used for drinking, cooking, and oral hygiene for at least one minute for the next 48 hours or until further notice. This includes water used for making ice.

Reason for Advisory:

The City of Chillicothe currently has no evidence of contamination in the water system. However, as a precaution due to water main repairs, the advisory has been issued. Following repairs, water samples will be collected and tested for bacteria according to EPA regulations.

Additional Information:

  • Some residents may experience discolored water. This can be cleared by running the cold water tap until the water runs clear.
  • For further information, residents can contact the City of Chillicothe at [phone number] or visit the city’s website at [website address].

Please note: This boil advisory is precautionary and may be lifted sooner than 48 hours if testing confirms the water is safe.