(UPDATE 1:58 p.m. Friday) Missouri American Water has announced that the boil water advisory has been lifted.
The precautionary boil water advisory, issued Thursday afternoon, was due to a malfunctioning valve in a water storage tank caused water pressure to drop below a certain level.
The approximate impacted area was south of St. Joseph to the Buchanan and Platte County line.
A precautionary boil water advisory has been issued after a malfunctioning valve in a water storage tank caused water pressure to drop below a certain level.
According to Missouri American Water, this is strictly a precautionary measure and there is no evidence of contamination.
Residents in the affected area will be under a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice.
The boil water advisory impacts the following area:
- Starting at the NW boundary of impacted area – State Highway 59 forms the western boundary North to the intersection of W. Parker Rd.
- The area south of W. Parker Rd. going east to King Hill Ave. Rd. North (also known as State Rt. V).
- The area south of Hwy 752 (also known as Alabama, East Hyde, and Mason Rd.) going east to I-229.
- The area south of I-229 to I-29
- The area west of I-29 as it runs south from I-229 to county rd. O
- The area south of county rd. O as it runs east to 50th Rd. SE
- The area west of west off 50th Rd. SE as it runs south from county rd. O, including Pigeon Hill Rd. going south
- South on FF to South on H (all areas south of this)
- South on H to MM to DD (all areas south of this)
- Including the village of Faucett
Customers in the precautionary boil water advisory area listed above should bring their water to a rolling boil for 3 minutes before using for drinking or cooking. Tap water is safe for bathing and washing clothes. The precautionary advisory will be in effect until water quality samples confirm that the water is safe for consumption. Customers who have provided contact information to Missouri American Water will be notified via the company’s emergency notification system. Customers can also check the Missouri American Water Facebook Page for updates.