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City of Pullman lifts boil order

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PULLMAN, Wash. -

The boil order in Pullman has been lifted after lab results indicated no water contamination after a water main break earlier this week. 

The City issued this statement: 

Residences and businesses on both Military and College Hills in the city of Pullman have been under a precautionary boil water order since midday, Tuesday, April 19 after an early morning water main break on North Grand Avenue between Stadium Way and Nye Streets drained two water tanks and spewed thousands of gallons of water at the site of the break.

Maintenance and Operations Superintendent Art Garro said that on Wednesday, April 20, after the empty tanks refilled, his department collected 12 samples from the Military Hill and College Hill water supplies and sent them for laboratory testing. The Washington State Department of Health recommended that a minimum of five samples be collected for this event.

The lab results of the sampling indicated that there is no water contamination. As a result, the boil water order has been lifted as of 1:20 p.m. Thursday, April 21.

Garro also advised that if residents or business owners have not run the taps since the break, there may be sediment in the pipes. Running water until it clears should be all that is necessary.

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