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Boil water advisory rescinded for the City of Hoyt in Jackson Co. 04/26/2018TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the City of Hoyt located in Jackson County. The advisory was issued because of a loss of pressure. Failure to maintain adequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination.
Boil water advisory issued for the City of Wellsville in Franklin Co. 04/24/2018TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the City of Wellsville in Franklin Co.
Boil water advisory issued for the City of Robinson in Brown Co. 04/24/2018TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for a portion of the City of Robinson located in Brown County. This will affect all customers located along Main street and to the west of Main Street. Customers should observe the following precautions until further...
Boil water advisory issued for the City of Hoyt in Jackson Co. 04/24/2018TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the City of Hoyt located in Jackson County. Customers should observe the following precautions until further notice: • Boil water for one minute prior to drinking or food preparation or use bottled water. • Dispose of ice cubes and do not use ice from a household automatic icemaker. •...
Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Pleasanton, Linn Co. 04/24/2018TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the City of Pleasanton located in Linn County. The advisory was issued because of a mechanical malfunction which caused high turbidity. High turbidity may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination. Public water suppliers in Kansas take all measures necessary to...
2017 Preliminary Birth Report published 04/23/2018TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has published the 2017 Kansas Preliminary Birth Report. The report reveals there was a 4.1 percent decrease in births in 2017 as compared to 2016. The birth rate in Kansas is now 12.5 per 1,000 population, down from 13.1 in 2016. The number of teen births decreased slightly from 2,126 in 2016, to 2,054 in 2017., with an...
Boil water advisory issued for the City of Pleasanton in Linn Co. 04/23/2018TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the City of Pleasanton public water supply located in Linn County.
Kansas Department of Health and Environment awards waste reduction grants 04/20/2018TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Bureau of Waste Management is pleased to announce that 24 public and private applicants will receive grants in 2018 to reduce landfill disposal of solid waste. These grants were designed to support existing recycling and composting programs, and encourage the start-up of new programs especially in small and medium size...
KDHE warns of dangers of synthetic cannabinoids 04/19/2018TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is contacting local health departments and emergency departments in Kansas to bring awareness to an emerging public health issue. Surrounding states are reporting many emergency department visits related to excessive bleeding associated with the use of synthetic cannabinoids, also known as “K2,” “spice,” “synthetic...
Boil water advisory rescinded for the City of Rossville in Shawnee Co. 04/19/2018TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the City of Rossville located in Shawnee County. The advisory was issued because of a loss of pressure. Failure to maintain adequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination.
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