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Southwest Arkansas Water System Hempstead, A Precautionary Boil Order Lift

LIFT DATE: FEBRUARY 26, 2021


NEWS ARTICLE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH HAS HAS RELEASED THE ‘BOIL WATER’ NOTICE ISSUED ON 2/20/2021 10:08:11 PM BY ROBERT CHISM FOR THE ENTIRE SYSTEM.

THIS ORDER WAS ISSUED AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE BECAUSE OF THE POSSIBILITY THAT CONTAMINATED WATER MAY HAVE ENTERED THE
DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM AS A RESULT OF COMPLETE LOSS IN NORMAL SYSTEM PRESSURE.

BACTERIOLOGICAL SAMPLES TAKEN ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2021 WERE FOUND TO BE ‘SAFE’ AND A SATISFACTORY DISINFECTANT LEVEL HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED THROUGHOUT THE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM. THE WATER IS THEREFORE CONSIDERED ‘SAFE’ FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION AND THE ‘BOIL WATER’ NOTICE IS HEREBY LIFTED.

THE BOIL WATER ORDER WAS DUE TO PUMP MALFUNCTION.

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