BOIL WATER ADVISORY – Q Avenue Water Service Repair

BOIL WATER ADVISORY
Water Service Repair
West “Q” Avenue, Texas Township

UPDATE – As of August 29, 2019 at 7:30 p.m., the Precautionary Boil Water Advisory has been lifted.

August 27, 2019, Kalamazoo MI – The City of Kalamazoo is in the process of repairing a water service on West “Q” Avenue that was hit by a contractor. The work resulted in a temporary loss of pressure and consequently, a precautionary boil water advisory is being issued in cooperation with the Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department for all water intended for drinking or ingestion or any consumptive uses within the Barrington Shores Subdivision, including:

  • Barony Pointe – From West “Q” Avenue (northern boundary) to Brighten Trails (southern boundary), both sides of the street.
  • Brandon Circle – From Barony Pointe (western boundary) to Bainbridge Drive (eastern boundary), both sides of the street.
  • Thornwood Pointe – From Barony Pointe (eastern boundary) west to dead end of Thornwood Pointe (western boundary), both sides of the street.
  • Bainbridge Drive – From Barony Pointe (eastern boundary) to South 6th Street (western boundary), both sides of the street.
  • Wyndwood Pointe – From Barony Pointe (eastern boundary) west to dead end of Wyndwood Pointe (western boundary), both sides of the street.
  • Parkstone Terrace – From Bainbridge Drive (northern boundary) to Barony Pointe (southern boundary), both sides of the street.
  • Grapevine Terrace – From Parkstone Terrace (northern boundary) to Parkstone Terrace (southern boundary), both sides of the street.
  • Vinewood Pointe – From Barony Pointe (southern boundary) north to dead end of Vinewood Pointe (northern boundary), both sides of the street.
  • Brighten Trails – From Barony Pointe (western boundary) east to dead end of Brighten Trails (eastern boundary), both sides of the street.
  • Tawney Pointe – From Parkstone Terrace (northern boundary) south to dead end of Tawney Pointe (southern boundary), both sides of the street.

Affected area also includes the following:

West “Q” Avenue – South 6th Street (eastern boundary) to South 5th Street (western boundary), north side of the street.  Includes only the City of Kalamazoo Water customers.

This advisory is precautionary only; there have not been any confirmed tests showing bacteria present in the water main at the location of the infrastructure repair.  Initial sampling results will be available within 24 hours of its collection and the final set within 48 hours. It is expected that the advisory will be lifted within 72 hours (August 30).

Municipal water customers in the affected area may use bottled water for consumptive purposes or boil their tap water for 2 minutes prior to use for drinking or other ingestion.  No special precautionary measures are necessary for water used for personal hygiene.

Contacts:     

City of Kalamazoo Department of Public Services
Water Resources Division
269-337-8148

Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department
Environmental Health Director
269-373-5337