Boil Water Advisory – West Q Ave from 10th Street to Approx. 2,600 Ft West

Please be advised that the City of Kalamazoo has issued a boil water advisory for West Q Avenue, from 10th Street approx. 2,600 Ft West. Please see notice below:

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

 City of Kalamazoo, March 25, 2021 – The City of Kalamazoo is in the process of repairing a water main on West “Q” Avenue. 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 affected area, including:

West “Q” Avenue – From South 10th Street (eastern boundary) approximately 2600 feet west (western boundary), both sides of 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 (March 28).

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 | 269-337-8148

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

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