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State College Borough Issues Contaminated Water Warning for Select Residents

Some residents may be exposed to contaminated water and, for the time being, are encouraged to boil their water before drinking, according to a statement issued by the The State College Borough Water Authority earlier today.

The Water Authority said a local water main failure yesterday is the cause for concern.

Due to this main failure, residents at the following locations will experience a loss of water pressure and possible water contamination, according to the statement.

  • 1700 – 1820 South Atherton Street
  • 105 – 164 Joyce Drive
  • 110 – 151 Suzy Circle
  • 112 – 129 Vivian Way
  • 800 West Branch Road

If you live at one of these addresses the borough suggests you “Bring all water to a rolling boil, let it boil for one minute, and let it cool before using; or use bottled water. You should use boiled or bottled water for drinking, making ice, washing dishes, brushing teeth, and food preparation until further notice.”

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