Montgomery County water outage: Are you under a boil advisory?

Published: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 @ 9:50 PM
Updated: Thursday, February 14, 2019 @ 1:58 PM

Water crisis: What you can & can't do

City of Dayton residents can use an online search tool to see if they are under a boil advisory.

The link is available here.

Montgomery County has released a pdf with all the addresses under the boil advisory.

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The county and the city of Dayton are working on a combined water system map of which areas remain under a boil advisory. 

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But right now, there are two separate maps.

Here is a link to Montgomery County’s boil advisory map.

Here is a link to the city of Dayton’s boil advisory map.

If you’re in a boil advisory area, let your water run for three minutes, then heat it so that it boils at a rolling boil for at least a minute. Do that before consuming the water. 

If you’re not in a boil advisory area, you don’t need to boil your water. 

The county is also working on a searchable database so that residents can search their address and determine their boil advisory status that way. 

The situation is affecting roughly 75,000 Dayton residents, city spokeswoman Toni Bankston said.

About 15,000 to 20,000 county water connections are affected, county spokeswoman Brianna Wooten said. 

 

Anyone who is unsure if they are under the advisory or who has questions, should contact the county at 937-781-2688.

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The following cities and municipalities in Montgomery County are not part of the boil water advisory issued for parts of the county: 

  • Centerville
  • Englewood: Provides water to most residents from seven operational underground wells
  • Farmersville
  • Germantown
  • Huber Heights 
  • Kettering
  • Miamisburg 
  • Miami Twp.
  • Moraine
  • Oakwood
  • Union 
  • Vandalia: Residents who live south of I-70 are part of the advisory. Those who live north of the interstate get their water from another source, said Rich Hopkins, city spokesman.
  • Washington Twp.
  • West Carrollton

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Anyone who is serviced by Jefferson Regional Water Authority is not affected by the advisory.

Call 937-259-2237 if you have a news tip or send it to newsdesk@cmgohio.com