BOIL YOUR WATER BEFORE USING
HIERVAN EL AGUA ANTES DE USARLA.
ESTE INFORME CONTIENE INFORMACION MUY IMPORTANTE SOBRE SU AGUA DE BEBER.
TRADUZCALO O HABLE CON ALGUIEN QUE LO ENTIENDA BIEN.
RESIDENCES ON BLUEBERRY CT, EAGLE PATH, BLUEBIRD DR.,PEAR TREE CT. AND WHITTAKKER RD. May Be At Increased Risk From Microbial Contamination.
We routinely monitor the conditions in the distribution system. On MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2021, we experienced a loss of positive water pressure due to A SYSTEM LEAK . A loss of positive water pressure is a signal of the existence of conditions that could allow contamination to enter the distribution system through back-flow by back-pressure or back-siphonage. As a result, there is an increased chance that the water may contain disease-causing organisms.
What should I do?
DO NOT DRINK THE WATER WITHOUT BOILING IT FIRST. Bring all water to a rolling boil, let it boil for one minute, and let it cool before using; or use bottled water. You should use boiled or bottled water for drinking, making ice, washing dishes, brushing teeth, and food preparation until further notice.
Inadequately treated water may contain disease-causing organisms. These organisms include bacteria, viruses, and parasites, which can cause symptoms such as nausea, cramps, diarrhea, and associated headaches.
These symptoms, however, are not caused only by organisms in drinking water, but also by other factors. If you experience any of these symptoms and they persist, you may want to seek medical advice.
People with severely compromised immune systems, infants, and some elderly may be at increased risk. These people should seek advice about drinking water from their health care providers. General guidelines on ways to lessen the risk of infection by microbes are available from EPA’s Safe Drinking
Water Hotline at 1 (800) 426-4791.
What happened? What is being done?
FOR YOUR SAFETY YOU SHOULD BOIL THE WATER FROM FAUCETS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. PLEASE REFER TO THE POCONO RANCH LANDS WEB SITE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND UPDATES AT www.poconoranchlands.com
We will inform you when all corrective actions have been completed and when you no longer need to boil your water.
For more information, please contact: Pocono Ranch Lands Administration Office
112 Ranchlands Drive
Bushkill, PA 18324
at 570-828-2326 8am – 4:30pm Mon-Sat
Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received this notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes, schools, and businesses). You can do this by posting this notice in a public place or distributing copies by hand or mail.
This notice is being sent to you by Pocono Ranch Lands Management .
PWS ID#: 25220054 Date distributed: NOVEMBER 17, 2021