Boil Water Advisories Abound Across Sandy-Hit Area

Floods, sewage overflows, and power outages have made public drinking water supplies temporarily unsafe in many utility service areas across the states hit by superstorm Sandy. The best course of action for water users in those areas is to pay attention to messages from local utilities and state authorities.

KEY SOURCES:

"Christie Administration Advises Residents to Be Alert for Local Boil Water Advisories" (New Jersey DEH)

"Health Officials Update Boil-Water Advisory List" (Danbury News-Times)

"Boil Water Advisories" (Orange County, NY)

"Boil Water Advisory in Yonkers Remains in Effect" (NBC 4)

"Drinking Water Advisories" (New Hampshire DES)
 

Source: NJ DEH, 11/02/2012