Boil Water Advisory May Be Extended Into Weekend [FACT SHEET]

Great Lakes Water Authority

New pipeline arrives

So there’s been a bit of a hiccup at the site of the broken water main on 14 Mile Road in Farmington Hills.

The Great Lakes Water Authority gave an update on repairs Thursday afternoon. It says new sections of pipe were installed Wednesday. When they pressure-tested the line, they found a leak. GLWA says crews have fixed the leak, and they expect to bring the main back on line Thursday. Pressure and quality testing will resume, but is expected to continue into the weekend. That means it’s unlikely the boil water advisory that was issued on Monday will be lifted Friday as anticipated

The advisory remains in effect for:

Click the links above for information pertaining to your community, such as where to get bottled water, if available.


Boil Water Advisory FAQ by WDET 101.9 FM on Scribd

Image credit: Great Lakes Water Authority

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