Suspicion of pollutants in water - drinking water must be boiled in Alkutie in Espoo

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2016-11-24 13:51

Area / address: Espoo/Alkutie
Request to boil water starting from / continues until: 24.11.2016 at 12.00. The request to boil water is in effect until further notice.
Cause: Because of occurred pipe failure water pipes have been chlorinated. The effect of chlorination is assured by samples.

First let the water run from all taps (min. 5min.) until it is clear.

Tap water cannot be used as drinking water or for preparing food without boiling. Water must be boiled for at least five minutes. Water used in coffee machines or electric kettles must be boiled first. Water is also usable when it has cooled down after boiling.

Tap water can be used for flushing the toilet. Tap water can be used for washing up as usual if there isn't any strange smell or colour. Dishes can also be washed with unboiled water but have to dried carefully afterwards.

Temporary water supply points:

Alkutie 5-7
The request to boil water is in effect until further notice. We will issue new instructions after water
samples have been taken: 25.11.2016 at 15.00

HSY's  technical emergency number, tel. 09 1561 3000, Espoo Region Environmental Health Authority, tel. 09 816 23900