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Drinking water warning lifted for part of Washtenaw County

Posted: 5:30 AM, Oct 25, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-26 18:56:25-04
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AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) — UPDATE: The boil water advisory has been lifted for Augusta Township. Officials say the water passed the testing and is safe to drink.

It is no longer necessary to boil your water before using. Bacteriological Samples were collected from the affected area and analyzed at a certified laboratory. All samples returned Non-Detected.

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A boil water advisory has been issued for residents in Augusta Township.

Officials say "due to a drop-in pressure in the Augusta Township water supply, bacterial contamination may occurred in the water system."

Residents are urged to boil water for one minute first before drinking it.

Corrective measures are currently in the works to correct the possible contamination, according to officials.

Here's what they say happened and what the "corrective measures" are:

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