Ridge Road Water Main Break Repaired - Rivers Edge Subdivision under Boil Water Advisory
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Director, Engineering and Utilities
Prince George, VA – Engineering and Utilities crew from Prince George County worked quickly to repair a water main break on Ridge Road last night. Crews were able to return water service to customers at 10:00 PM.
Pipe-cleaning activities have been completed. Pending favorable results from a water test, which is expected by Thursday, the Boil Water Advisory will be rescinded.
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Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, beverage and food preparation, and making ice until further notice. Boiling kills bacteria and other organisms in the water. Boiling is the preferred method to assure that the tap water is safe to drink. Bring all tap water to a rolling boil, let it boil for one (1) minute, and let it cool before using, or use bottled water.
If you cannot boil your tap water….
- An alternative method of purification for residents that do not have gas or electricity available is to use liquid household bleach to disinfect water. The bleach product should be recently purchased, free of additives and scents, and should contain a hypochlorite solution of at least 5.25%. Public health officials recommend adding 8 drops of bleach (about Ľ teaspoon) to each gallon of water. The water should be stirred and allowed to stand for at least 30 minutes before use.
- Water purification tablets may also be used by following the manufacturer’s instructions.