City of Silvis water main breaks

Posted Online: Dec. 27, 2012, 10:04 am
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Press release submitted by city of Silvis

12/26/12 The City of Silvis had a water main break at 261 5th Street. Residents whom are affected had a tag placed on the front door giving notice to boil water until further notice. When the boil order is lifted, another tag will be placed on the residents door.

12/27/2012 The City of Silvis had a water main break at 1130 12th Street. Crew is on the way and if a boil order is issued a tag will be placed on the residents door notifying them of the boil order.


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