News Release - Boil Water Notice Lifted

City of Rochester

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Water Confirmed Safe to Drink in All Areas of the City

(Thursday, March 21, 2024) – The boil water notice that had been in effect for a portion of Rochester following the discovery of a deceased individual within the Highland Park Reservoir has been lifted. 

Water quality tests have confirmed the safety of the water supply. Draining, cleaning and refilling of the Highland Park Reservoir will continue through the next few months. 

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Se ha levantado el aviso de hervir agua

Se ha confirmado que el agua es segura para beber en todas las areas de la cuidad

(jueves, 21 de marzo de 2024) – Se ha levantado el aviso de hervir agua que había estado en efecto en ciertos vecindarios de la cuidad de Rochester después del descubrimiento de un cuerpo dentro del embalse de Highland Park.

Se ha confirmado que las pruebas de calidad del suministro del agua son seguras. Se continuara el drenaje, la limpieza y la recarga del embalse de Highland Park durante los próximos meses.

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 The Administration of Mayor Malik D. Evans strives to create a safe, equitable and prosperous Rochester by inspiring hope and delivering opportunity for everyone. Guided by the Administration’s Mission, Vision and Values and the principles of the “Rochester 2034” comprehensive plan, City employees are committed to providing exceptional customer service, transparent stewardship, and collaborative leadership to foster a vibrant community that empowers personal, professional and generational growth for all who live, work or play in the city of Rochester.   


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