133K southeast Michigan GLWA customers face boil-water advisory

August 14, 2022, 3:38 AM


A water main that services 24 communities in the Great Lakes Water Authorty system burst early Saturday, prompting boil advisories and necessitating repairs that could reportedly take up to two weeks.

The break, which was identified early Saturday, affected millions of GLWA customers at its peak.

As of Sunday morning, a boil-water advisory remained in effect for the following areas: 

  • Village of Almont
  • Bruce Township
  • Burtchville Township
  • Imlay City
  • Rochester
  • Shelby Township
  • Washington Township

That's according to the Detroit News.

Residents are advised to bring water to a full boil for at least a minute before using it to drink, wash dishes, brush teeth, and other tasks.

Read more:  Detroit News

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