UPDATE: Boil order issued for north side of Grand Ledge


UPDATE 4:00 p.m. – Water testing is being done by the city of Grand Ledge and those test results are expected to be available Saturday, September 24. If the tests indicate that the water is safe to drink the water boil order will be lifted.

6 News is following this story closely and will have updates online and on 6 News.

GRAND LEDGE, Mich (WLNS) – City officials in Grand Ledge have issued a “boil water” order for people living on the north side of the city.

6 News has learned that a broken water main has impacted water pressure and triggered the boil order.

Repairs are being made on the broken pipe but city officials tell 6 News the boil order could be in effect for days.

The north side of the city is considered north of the Grand River that runs though the middle of Grand Ledge.WHEN TO BOIL YOUR WATER

If you’re going to use it for drinking, making ice, washing dishes, brushing your teeth, or preparing food.HOW TO BOIL YOUR WATER:

Bring tap water to a rolling boil for one minute. Let it cool before using it.WHAT TO WATCH FOR:

While this is a precautionary measure, be on the lookout for diarrhea, cramps, nausea, headaches

Babies, the elderly, and anyone with a compromised immune system should be particularly careful

If anyone has these symptoms and they persist, call or see your doctor.

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