NE Cedar Rapids under precautionary boil order


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(Cedar Rapids, IA) -- The City of Cedar Rapids has updated the boundaries impacted by a water main break. The water main has been fixed and water pressure has been restored. Testing is underway for possible bacteria. A s a precaution residents in the impacted area are asked to boil the water as a precaution. Water should come to a rapid boil for at least one minute, then allowed to cool before using.

Affected addresses include:

  • The region bounded by Golf Street NE in the west to Regent Street NE in the east, including Summit Schools, and from Regent Street NE in the north to 42nd Street NE in the south.
  • The region bounded by Council Street NE in the west to Elmcrest Country Club in the east, and from 42nd Street NE in the north to 34th Street NE in the south.
  • The region bounded by Center Point Road NE on the west to Eastern Avenue NE on the east, including the Elmcrest Country Club and the Collins Aerospace facility, and from Hollywood Blvd NE in the north to 34th Street NE in the south.
  • The region bounded by Eastern Avenue NE in the west to E Avenue NE in the east, and from 38th Street NE in the north to 34th Street NE in the south, but excluding Kenwood Leadership Academy Magnet School.

Addresses removed from the precautionary drinking water advisory include:

  • The region bounded by Center Point Road NE on the west to Council Street NE on the east, and from 42nd Street in the north to Hollywood Blvd NE in the south.
  • The region bounded by Center Point Road NE on the west to Eastern Avenue NE on the east, and from 34th Street NE in the north to 29th Street NE in the south.

The City says women who are pregnant, nursing, or have infants under 6 months of age should USE BOTTLED WATER ONLY.

The city expects testing to be complete on Saturday, June 12th.

Original story:

(Cedar Rapids, IA) -- Residents in part of northeast Cedar Rapids are asked to consider boiling water for personal consumption. Women who are pregnant or nursing or have infants are asked to use bottled water only. Affected areas are within:

Center Point Road NE on the west to Eastern Avenue NE on the east, including the Elmcrest Country Club and the Collins Aerospace facility.

From 42nd Street NE in the north to 29th Street NE in the south