BOIL ADVISORY INSTRUCTIONS
During a boil water advisory:
Disinfect water by boiling at a rolling boil for 1 minute
Do not consume tap water that has not been disinfected,
Ice or drinks made from tap water that has not been disinfected, raw foods rinsed with tap water that has not been disinfected.
Safe alternative sources of potable water include bottled, treated or distilled water.
Sanitize dishes by washing in dishwashing machines that have a dry cycle or a final rinse that exceeds 113E F for 20 minutes or 122E F for 5 minutes or 162E F for 1 minute. Hand-washed dishes should be rinsed for one minute in a dilute bleach solution (1 tablespoon per gallon) and
allowed to air dry.
It is okay to wash clothes.
Provide pets with boiled water after it is cooled.
Once the boil water advisory has been lifted:
Flush household pipes/faucets: by running cold water faucets for 3 minutes each if they have not been used in the last 24 hours.
Flush home automatic ice makers: make three batches of ice cubes and discard all three batches.