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Boil Order Lifted For Stretch Of Berwyn Avenue In Andersonville, But You Need To Flush Out Water Now

A water main break required residents to boil their water Tuesday.

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ANDERSONVILLE — A boil water order issued for a stretch of Berwyn Avenue in Andersonville has been lifted, city officials said Wednesday.

The boil water order was announced Tuesday after a break in a water main that serviced homes on Berwyn Avenue between Clark Street and Glenwood Avenue. City officials issued the boil order while waiting on water quality test results.

The results came back showing safe drinking water, the city’s Department of Water Management said in a notice. Residents will no longer have to boil water that was to be consumed.

Still, residents are asked to flush their water sources before returning to regular use.

The city recommends residents: run all cold-water faucets for five minutes, flush ice makers by making three batches of ice and discarding them, flush water softener devices, drain and refill hot water tanks and flush and restart any water-using home appliances.

Those with questions about the issue can call the city’s Water Quality Surveillance office at 312- 744-8190.

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