Walla Walla Green Tank Boil Advisory Lifted - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Walla Walla Green Tank Boil Advisory Lifted

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The boil-water advisory for Green Tank Irrigation District 11 is over. Residents can now safely use their tap water without first boiling it.

The advisory was issued June 9 after water samples confirmed bacterial contamination in the water. About 170 homes and businesses served by Green Tank were affected. The district serves an area generally north of College Place and west of Walla Walla.

The state Department of Health inspected the water system and found no obvious sources of contamination. The water system has been disinfected and flushed. Lab tests show the water now meets safe drinking water standards.

No reports of illness have been associated with the advisory.

Customers who have questions may call Green Tank Irrigation District at 509-525-4608, or Walla Walla County Health Department (Barry Jenkins or Jeanette Lightfoot) at 509-524-2662.

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