EPA water sample results expected in 24 hours; boil advisory continues in Dayton

Published: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 @ 3:38 AM
Updated: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 @ 5:32 PM

A boil advisory has been issued for Greene County Sanitary Engineering customers is Swigart, Clyo, and Kitridge roads and Saville Estates areas.

UPDATE @ 5:32 p.m.:

Bottled water will be available until 8 p.m. at multiple places in Montgomery County, according to county officials.

Water is still available at the following areas:

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  • Corinthian Church, 700 N. James H. McGee, Dayton
  • Morton Middle School, 8555 Peters Pike, Vandalia
  • The Ridge Church, 7555 Brookville-Phillipsburg Road, Brookville
  • Montgomery County Environmental Services, 1850 Spaulding Road, Dayton
  • Washington Twp. Rec Center, 895 Miamisburg Road
  • Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 645 Infirmary Road, Dayton
Dayton's mayor held a press conference on Tuesday to update the public on recovery efforts after the tornadoes.

UPDATE @ 4:49 p.m.:

Dayton City Manager Shelley Dickstein said the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency began taking water samples at 4 p.m. Results of those tests are expected within 24 hours. Until then, the boil advisory will remain in effect.>> Gov. DeWine briefs President Trump; declares state of emergency in Montgomery, Greene, Mercer counties Dickstein said the Miami Treatment Plant is pumping water slowly into the system after being brought back onto the electrical grid. The Ottawa Treatment Plant remains without power. Because of that, she said, the city is asking customers to conserve water to allow the system to stabilize over the next 12 hours.  Montgomery County officials said they have requested up to 1 million gallons of drinking water from the State of Ohio.

UPDATE @ 1:48 p.m.:

Bottled water is now available at sites in Dayton, Vandalia and Brookville, according to Montgomery County officials.

People can can pick up water at the following:

  • Corinthian Church, 700 N. James H. McGee, Dayton
  • Morton Middle School, 8555 Peters Pike, Vandalia
  • The Ridge Church, 7555 Brookville-Phillipsburg Road

The sites also are serving as Red Cross shelters for people displaced by severe weather or in need of emergency shelter.

Additional sites will be announced later afternoon, according to the county.

UPDATE @ 10:20 a.m.:

A boil advisory has been issued for Greene County Sanitary Engineering customers is Swigart, Clyo and Kitridge roads and Saville Estates areas.

>>RELATED: What to do during a boil advisory

GCSE issued the advisory and water curtailment requested for the mentioned areas until further notice.

Those areas are serviced by the City of Dayton and Montgomery County, which are also under boil advisories.

Customers in those areas should boil water for at least one minute before consuming water.

They should also try to decrease water use during the advisory.

None of the Greene County facilities have been affected. 

>> Tornado relief: How you can help

No other GCSE customers are impacted.

For questions, contact 937-562-7450.

UPDATE @ 10:06 a.m.:

The City of Trotwood has issued a precautionary boil advisory due to severe weather damage in the area.

Residents are advised to boil water for at least three minutes when using for oral hygiene or drinking and cooking. 

Anyone with questions should contact Public Works at 937-837-1702.

UPDATE @ 9:10 a.m.: 

The City of Dayton Montgomery County, Red Cross and The Foodbank Inc. are all working to establish water distribution sites, however those sites have not been determined, officials told this news outlet. 

If you are looking for assistance you are asked to head to one of the Red Cross shelters in Montgomery or Miami counties. 

>> American Red Cross emergency shelter locations for those displaced by severe storms

These are the current Red Cross shelters: 

  • Corinthian Church, 700 North James H. McGee Boulevard in Dayton
  • Morton Middle School, 8555 Peters Pike in Vandalia
  • The Ridge Church, 7555 Brookville-Phillipsburg Road
  • In Miami County: Hoffman Methodist Church, 201 South Main Street in West Milton

>> Miami Valley tornadoes: Widespread damage reported in Montgomery, Greene, Mercer counties

The boil advisory also includes the Prairies housing area at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. 

Areas in Montgomery County that have their own water service are not under the boil advisory. Those communities include: Oakwood, Huber Heights, Vandalia, Englewood, Miamisburg, Union, and West Carrollton.

UPDATE @ 7:25 a.m.: 

A boil advisory has been issued to all City of Dayton and Montgomery County water customers following storm damage and power outages at water plants and pump station. 

The boil advisory also includes the Prairies housing area at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the base said in a tweet. 

 

Jurisdictions that have their own water in Montgomery County, Oakwood, Huber Heights, Vandalia, Englewood, Miamisburg, Union, and West Carrollton are not under the boil advisory. 

>> American Red Cross emergency shelter locations for those displaced by severe storms

Montgomery County water customers are still urged to conserve water until further notice. 

We’ll continue to update this page as we learn more. 

 

FIRST REPORT

All Dayton and Montgomery County water customers are being asked to conserve water Tuesday after widespread damage due to tornadoes that hit the area late Monday.

The City of Dayton sent out the following message on Twitter: “Due to the widespread power outages we are asking all Dayton and Montgomery County Customers to conserve water. We have lost power to both water plants and pump stations.”

The message also said. “First responders are performing search and rescue operations and debris clearing.”