CHICAGO — For the second time this month, residents in Beverly and Morgan Park went without water after the city’s Roseland Pumping Station went down, Ald. Matthew O’Shea (19th) said in a tweet.
The pumping station lost power twice between 9:15 and 10:10 a.m. Tuesday, according to a water department news release. As of 10:30 a.m., the station was back online.
No boil order was made because of the “temporary nature” of the outages, according to the water department. An investigation will be done to figure out what caused the outages.
On May 6, city officials said a “power outage” caused a loss of water pressure at the 110-year-old Roseland Pumping Station, potentially allowing bacteria to contaminate water mains.
Andrea Cheng, the city’s acting commissioner of the Department of Water Management, blamed the outage on ComEd maintenance in the area and pledged a full investigation.
The boil order was lifted after a day.
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