ST. JOSEPH, Missouri- Missouri American Water, the utility company that serves St. Joseph, Missouri, has reported another water main break on Sunday. This is the second time in less than a week and on the heels of a recent one that sunk a car.
Missouri American Water’s Facebook put out this release on the leak:
“Customers in St. Joseph are experience low water pressure at this time due to a water main break. Crews are attempting to isolate the location right now. There is not currently a precautionary boil water advisory issued. If that changes this page will be updated immediately.”
This past week, a major water main break at 6th and Edmond resulted in a boil advisory for more than 24 hours for the southern part of the city.
Residents in the affected area will be under a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice. Customers in the precautionary boil water advisory area listed above should bring their water to a rolling boil for 3 minutes before using for drinking or cooking. Tap water is safe for bathing and washing clothes. The precautionary advisory will be in effect until water quality samples confirm that the water is safe for consumption. Customers who have provided contact information to Missouri American Water will be notified via the company’s emergency notification system. Customers can also check the Missouri American Water Facebook Page for updates, “ the utility posted.
Bottled water will be delivered to schools impacted by the boil advisory.