Water Main Break Causes Boil Water Advisory for Village of Wampsville October 14, 2015 [UPDATED]
A boil water advisory is in effect for the Village of Wampsville.
UPDATED 10/16/15 12:54 pm- A Boil Water Advisory that had been in effect for residents in the Village of Wampsville has been lifted.
Officials with the Madison County Health Department and City of Oneida Water Department say sampling conducted on Wednesday and Thursday revealed that the water is safe to drink.
The City of Oneida Water Department is repairing a water main break on Route 5 (Genesee Street). Water to the entire village has been turned off until the break is repaired.
As the water is turned back on, a boil water advisory will remain in effect. It is anticipated that the advisory will last until Friday, October 16, 2015.
No contamination has been detected. However, authorities say all water should be boiled for at least one minute and allowed to cool before using it from drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes, and food or beverage preparation until further notice.
Anyone with questions should call the City of Oneida Water Department at: (315) 363.1490 or the Madison County Health Department at: (315) 366.2526.