Department of Public Services
415 Stockbridge Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49001-2898
Contacts: City of Kalamazoo Department of Public Services
Water Resources Division
Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department
Environmental Health Director
BOIL WATER ADVISORY
Water Infrastructure Maintenance
Castle Creek, Comstock Township
August 12, 2020, Kalamazoo MI – There was a temporary loss of pressure in the Castle Creek Plat. The Department of Public Services has taken corrective actions to rectify the situation. Because of the temporary loss of pressure, a precautionary boil water advisory is being issued in cooperation with the Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department for all water intended for drinking or ingestion or any consumptive uses within the affected area (see provided map), including:
Castle Creek Circle – From South 35th Street (southern boundary) to Whitewater Street (northern boundary), both sides of the street.
Canoe Circle – From Whitewater Street (southern boundary) to Whitewater Street (northern boundary), both sides of the street.
Whitewater Street – From Castle Creek Circle (southern boundary) to Castle Creek Circle (northern boundary), both sides of the street.
This advisory is precautionary only; there have not been any confirmed tests showing bacteria present in the water main at the location of the infrastructure repair. Initial sampling results will be available within 24 hours of its collection and the final set within 48 hours. It is expected that the advisory will be lifted within 72 hours (August 15).
Municipal water customers in the affected area may use bottled water for consumptive purposes or boil their tap water for 2 minutes prior to use for drinking or other ingestion. No special precautionary measures are necessary for water used for personal hygiene.