Belding: Boil water advisory has been lifted

BELDING, MICH. - UPDATE: According a Facebook post by the City of Belding, the boil water advisory issued on Friday, Aug. 4 has been lifted and the water is safe for consumption again. 

(Previous story below)

The city of Belding is under a boil water advisory due to possible bacteria contamination, reports the Daily News.

According to the Ionia County Health Department, water in the city of Belding may be been contaminated with bacteria. Anyone using city water should bring it to a boil for one minute (boiling kills bacteria and other organisms in the water) and let it cool before using, or opt for using bottled water instead. 

The city water shouldn't be used for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes or any kind of food preparation until further notice from the health department. 

If you have questions or concerns about the advisory, contact Belding DPW at 616-794-1340.

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