On September 6, the Rockland County Health Department issued a boil water order for the following addresses in Nanuet:
West Route 59- #145, 179-201, 206, 209-213, 215, 230, 233, 237-293
Hutton Avenue- #6, 43, 47, 53
Grandview Avenue #1
The boil water order is in effect until further notice. United Water will notify customers at the above addresses when the order is lifted. Customers are ordered to boil their water before using it for drinking or cooking purposes.
The boil water was issued following a main break. Loss of pressure in a water main increases the chance that untreated water and harmful microbes could enter the system. Therefore, customers must boil their water until further notice. The boil water order is a precautionary measure following a main break in the area.
Customers are ordered to boil their water for one minute for the following uses: drinking, cooking, baking, washing dishes, making ice cubes, taking medication, brushing teeth, washing food, mixing baby formula, mixing juices or drinks, feeding pets or other consumption. Water does not have to be boiled for showering or washing clothes.