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Jun 4

Hy-Vee to Donate Nearly 20,000 Gallons of Bottled Water

Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today it will donate nearly 20,000 gallons of bottled water to southern Iowa communities impacted by an ongoing boil advisory and drinking water warning.  The bottled water donated by Hy-Vee will be available for pickup during the hours noted below at the Creston Hy-Vee, Bedford Hy-Vee and Mt. Ayr Hy-Vee. Residents in […]

Jun 1

Guidance for Food Establishments During a Boil Water Order/Advisory

From Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals: 1. What is a boil water order?  A boil water order is issued by the DNR to public water systems when a health threat exists, or is likely to exist, that can be resolved by boiling the water. 2. What is a boil water advisory?  A boil water […]

Jun 1

Frequently Asked Questions About Boil Water Advisories

From Iowa Department of Public Health: Why do I need to boil my water? During a “boil water advisory”, tap water is not safe for drinking and must be boiled. Boiling kills bacteria and other organisms in the water. How can I make my water safe? During a boil advisory, either use bottled water or […]