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02.14.2020 Boil Water Advisory Lifted

Per Western Upper Peninsula Health Department:


Houghton County- The boil water advisory has been lifted for all previously affected areas: Atlantic Mine, City of Hancock, Portage Township, Quincy, and Franklin Townships that are supplied with municipal drinking water from Adams Township. Satisfactory bacteriologically safe water sample results have been received following the water main repairs indicating that the water is safe for drinking.
Water customers should flush pipes, faucets, and drinking fountains for at least five minutes unless otherwise directed by your local utility. If you experience any discolored water, continue flushing until clear.
Before serving or using water, Food Service Establishment operators must follow the instructions in the recovery section of their "Emergency Action Plans for Retail Food Establishments" guide.
If you have any questions, contact the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department at 906-482-7382.