Steps to Take After

Boil Water Advisory is Lifted

For Residents

  • Flush building water lines by allowing both the hot and cold water to run for several minutes at each fixture.

  • Filters on faucet filtration systems or whole house filters do not have to be replaced since no E.coli was detected in the water system.

  • Run water softeners through a regeneration cycle.

 

For Restaurants and Food Establishments

  • Flush pipes/faucets for several minutes.

  • Flush equipment with waterline connections for a few minutes. This includes drinking fountains, post-mix beverage machines, spray misters, coffee or tea urns, glass washers, dishwashers, and other equipment with water connections. Clean and sanitize equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.

  • Flush drinking water fountains for a few minutes.

  • Filters do not have to be replaced since no E.coli was detected in the water system.

  • Clean and sanitize drinking water fountains.

  • Clean and sanitize the ice machine.