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City Officials Lift Boil Order In Mapleton

Jun 20, 2021, 3:31 PM | Updated: 3:35 pm
(Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)...
(Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)
(Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

MAPLETON, Utah — The boil order advisory in Mapleton has been lifted, according to city officials.

Residents were told to boil their drinking water Thursday after coliform and E. coli bacteria was detected in the water system.

Samples were collected throughout the city Friday and Saturday and were taken to a lab to be processed.

Officials said they were all absent of coliform and E.coli bacteria, adding that “these sample results show the drinking water meets regulatory standards and is safe to drink.”

The Mapleton City Fire Department said they still have gallons of water in front of the Mapleton City Fire Station, located at 305 North Main Street, for those who need it.

After the boil advisory is resolved, city officials recommended residents do the following:

  • Purge all water-using fixtures and appliances of standing water (ice machines, beverage makers, hot water heaters, etc.)
  • Clean and sanitize all fixtures, sinks and equipment connected to the waterlines
  • Flush the building’s water lines for at least two minutes
  • Clean faucet screens
  • Clean the water line strainers on mechanical dishwashing machines and similar equipment
  • Consult with your primary physician and report any E.coli-related illness to the Department of Health, using their illness report website

(Mapleton City)

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City Officials Lift Boil Order In Mapleton