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boil water advisory

The water is safe, the "boil water advisory" has been lifted and work is underway today to fix the road damaged by a water-main break, earlier this week. 

Lisa Wozniak
Michigan League of Conservation Voters / michiganlcv.org

Oakland County was recently forced to issue a boil water advisory for nearly a dozen communities after a major pipeline ruptured in Farmington Hills.  It  brought to light some important issues related to water and infrastructure.  In this month's "First Friday Focus on the Environment," WEMU's David Fair talks to Michigan League of Conservation Voters executive director Lisa Wozniak about what comes next. 

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A water main break in Oakland County has prompted officials to issue a boil water advisory for about a dozen communities.  

The Ypsilanti Community Utilities Authority has issued a 'boil water' advisory for a portion of the Ypsilanti Township.

Boil Water Advisory Lifted

Mar 8, 2013
Bob Eccles

The boil water advisory that had been in effect for Ann Arbor's northeast side has been lifted.  The city says tests have confirmed the water is safe to use.  The advisory was put in place after the system lost pressure during routine valve maintenance.