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Carbon Cliff Boil Order Lifted

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UPDATE: The boil order issued for residents of Carbon Cliff, Ill. has been lifted.

The following statement was issued by the city:

"Please be advised that Water Operator Mike Whittington with the Village of Carbon Cliff has lifted the precautionary boil order that has been in effect since Monday, February 18, 2014 for all homes located on Pleasant Avenue including Eagle Ridge School.

All water samples taken by the Village of Carbon Cliff, as required by the Illinois and Federal EPA, have passed.

Residents within the Village of Carbon Cliff are no longer under a boil order for their water.

The Village would like to thank everyone for their patience and cooperation."

ORIGINAL: The Village of Carbon Cliff, Ill. has issued a boil order that affects residents on Pleasant Avenue, including Eagle Ridge School.

The order is a result of a water main break.

Classes were canceled at the school on Tuesday, February 18, 2014.

Water Operator for the Village, Mike Whittington released the following statement:

A Precautionary Boil Order for All Homes Located On Pleasant Avenue Including Eagle Ridge School.

The Village of Carbon Cliff experienced low pressure in the water system from a water main break that occurred early Tuesday morning.

The Village is asking all residents located on Pleasant Avenue including Eagle Ridge School to boil your water before drinking and cooking.

This is a precautionary measure put in place by the State of Illinois and the Federal Environmental Protection Agency along with the Village of Carbon Cliff.

This Boil Order will continue to stay in place until all repairs are completed and the approved EPA tests come back clear, at which time the Village shall then issue a Release of Boil Order Notice.

Residents may check with the Village Hall at 309/ 792-8235 or visit our website at for more information.

For Safety Purposes, Bring Water Used For Drinking And Cooking To A Rolling Boil For 5 Minutes Before Use.

If you have any questions concerning this notice, please contact: Mike Whittington, Water Operator or Nick Gottwalt, Village Collector at 309/ 792-8235

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