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Boil Water Advisory Issued for the City of Jetmore, Hodgeman County 01/27/2021 TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the City of Jetmore, located in Hodgeman County. This advisory is not related to COVID-19. Customers should observe the following precautions until further notice: • If your tap water appears dirty, flush the water lines by letting the water run until it clears. • Boil water for one minute prior
Stream Advisory Issued for Buck Run Creek, located East of Scott Avenue and West of 69 Highway in Fort Scott, Kansas 01/25/2021 Residents and animals should not enter the Creek at this time The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a stream advisory for the Buck Run Creek, along the area East of Scott Avenue and West of 69 Highway in Fort Scott, Kansas. The stream advisory is a result of a manhole overflow due to heavy rainfall. The city of Fort Scott has repaired the problem and the overflow ha
Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Allen County Rural Water District No. 10, Allen County 01/21/2021 TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for Allen County Rural Water District No. 10 public water supply system, located in Allen County. This advisory affected all customers located South of Connecticut Road. The advisory was issued because of a loss of pressure in the system. A failure to maintain adequate pressure can lead to a loss o
Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for USD 306 Southeast Saline School, Saline County. 01/21/2021 TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for USD 306 Southeast Saline School, located in Saline County. The advisory was issued because of a loss of pressure in the system due to an equipment failure. A failure to maintain adequate pressure can lead to a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination. Public water suppliers in Ka
Boil Water Advisory Issued for USD 306 Southeast Saline School, Saline County 01/15/2021Boil Water Advisory Issued for USD 306 Southeast Saline School, Saline County TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for USD 306 Southeast Saline School, located in Saline County. This advisory is not related to Covid-19. Customers should observe the following precautions until further notice: • If your tap water appears dirty, flush the w
Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for The City of Burns, Marion County 01/12/2021TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the City of Burns, located in Marion County. The advisory was issued because of a loss of pressure in the system. A failure to maintain adequate pressure can lead to a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination. Public water suppliers in Kansas take all measures necessary to notify c
KDHE Offers Healthy Habits for the New Year 01/08/2021TOPEKA – As 2021 begins, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) offers 10 healthy habits to begin or to continue this new year! 1. Move more, sit less. Go for a walk, run, bike ride or try a new online fitness video this new year. Incorporating physical activity into your daily routine can lift your spirits, make you feel better and provide some helpful structure to your days. Ben
January is Kansas Radon Action Month 01/07/2021 Governor Laura Kelly and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) are urging Kansans to protect their families by testing their homes for an odorless, invisible gas. Governor Kelly signed a proclamation in December proclaiming January as Kansas Radon Action Month. The Governor encouraged testing of homes, schools and work sites for radon to minimize long-term health risks. “Radon i
Boil Water Advisory Issued for Allen County Rural Water District No. 10, Allen County 01/06/2021Boil Water Advisory Issued for Allen County Rural Water District No. 10, Allen County TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for a portion of Allen County Rural Water District No. 10 public water supply system, located in Allen County. This advisory affects all customers located South of Connecticut Road. This advisory is not related to Co
Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Saline Co RWD 2, Saline County 01/05/2021Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Saline Co RWD 2, Saline County TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for Saline Co RWD 2, located in Saline County. The advisory was issued because of a loss of pressure in the system due to a line break. Failure to maintain adequate pressure can lead to a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial conta
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