ITY OF MONROE – BOIL WATER NOTICE CANCELED
(MONROE, MI – July 1, 2017) – The City of Monroe’s Water Department has lifted the recent boil water advisory for service area along LaPlaisance Road – south of Hull Road to the south end of Bolles Harbor – which affected less than 500 customers.
Samples collected on June 28, 2017, reported that E. coli bacteria were found in the water supply within the LaPlaisance corridor service area. The test for these bacteria is a 24 hour process, which resulted in public notice issued on Thursday, June 29, 2017, upon positive results. No other service areas are affected by the advisory.
The City of Monroe Water Department has issued the following Public Service Announcement:
BOIL WATER NOTICE LIFTED
July 1, 2017, 10:30 AM
It is no longer necessary to use boiled or bottled water for drinking or cooking for the service area along LaPlaisance Road – south of Hull Road to the south end of Bolles Harbor.
On June 29, 2017, you were notified of the need to boil all tap water used for drinking and cooking. Corrective measures have been taken and no coliform bacteria have been detected in follow-up testing of the system’s water. The water is safe to drink. It is suggested to flush your homes plumbing using the following method: run each cold water tap for 60 to 90 seconds, then proceed to run hot water taps for 5 minutes.
We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.
Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received this notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes, schools, and businesses). You can do this by posting this notice in a public place or distributing copies by hand or mail.
For more information, please contact City of Monroe Water System at 734-384-9150, 734-384-9152, or 734-241-5947 (24 hours).
This notice is being sent to you by the City of Monroe Water System, water supply serial number MI0004450.