FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 14, 2014 8:00 pm
The Village of Mt. Zion is issuing a mandatory boil order for all Village of Mt. Zion water customers until further notice. The Village of Mt. Zion has been notified by the IEPA that recent testing has shown the presence of organisms that could cause illness. The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) requires those persons affected to boil all water used for drinking and cooking purposes until notified that the water is safe to drink. Water should be boiled for five (5) minutes. The water will be safe for bathing, laundry and general cleaning. Dishwashers should not be used at this time, water should be boiled for five minutes before washing dishes.
Residents should boil their water until they are have been notified that the water is safe for drinking and cooking.
The Village of Mt. Zion website (www.mtzion.com) will remain up-to-date regarding the boil order status.
If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Village of Mt. Zion @ 864-5424 or the Mt. Zion Public Works Department @ 864-4811 between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.