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Boil water advisory lifted for Comstock Park

Update: Comstock Park boil water advisory has been lifted, the water is safe for consumption.
Credit: Gianna Swanson
Water main break downtown Comstock Park Monday, July 13.

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. — Update, 7/15/2020:

The precautionary boil water advisory in Comstock Park has been lifted. 

The boil water advisory was issued for the following streets:

  • West River Drive, between Lamoreaux and 4 Mile Road 
  • Mill Creek Avenue 
  • North Park Street, west of US-131

Public Services announced today that multiple bacteriological tests of the water in the area over the last 48 hours have all come back negative. 

The water is safe, and it is no longer necessary to boil the water before consumption. 

The advisory went into effect July 13, 2020 after a water main break along West River Drive. 

Original Story, 7/13/2020:

Officials in Comstock Park have issued a boil water advisory after a water main break on West River Drive downtown cause a temporary loss of pressure. 

The boil water advisory is being issued for the following streets:

  • West River Drive, between Lamoreaux and 4 Mile Road 
  • Mill Creek Avenue 
  • North Park Street, west of US-131

The advisory is in effect immediately and and still in effect until further notice while the water main break is evaluated and repaired. 

Credit: Gianna Swanson
Crews working on a water main break downtown Comstock Park on Monday, July 13.
Credit: Gianna Swanson
Water main break downtown Comstock Park.

According to a press release from the Plainfield Charter Township, the boil water advisory is precautionary only. There have been no confirmed tests showing bacteria present in the water main at the place of the break. 

All water intended for drinking or other ingestion should be boiled for at least 2 minutes before using, until the advisory is lifted. 

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