Water problems in the Borough of Stone Harbor have been corrected to the point of a water boil alert being lifted.

Now, there are some steps that Stone Harbor residents should do, according to the borough's government:

  • Residents should run their water faucets for 3 to 5 minutes to allow their systems to flush, and be replaced by fresh water from the service main.
  • Empty and clean any ice makers and water chillers.
  • Drain and refill hot water heaters that are set below 113 degrees.
  • Service connections with a water softener/cartridge filters should be cycled through as recommended by the manufacturer.
  • Water reservoirs in tall building should be drained and refilled.

Officials stress that the water is 100% safe to drink and use for any purpose.

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Testing has been completed and is safe.

As a result of the process, the town's water tower is "off-line", but should be fully functional by later today. If possible, residents are asked to conserve water this morning while the tower is "reset."

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