Tryon issues boil water notice

Published 6:33 pm Monday, July 3, 2017

The water consumers of Hogback Mountain Reservoir, in Tryon, NC are experiencing


periods of low pressure and outages in the distribution system due to an accident

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involving a fire hydrant. Periods of low or no pressure in the distribution system


increases the potential for back siphonage and introduction of bacteria into the water




Therefore, the Division of Water Resources advises that when \Mater is restored consumers


boil all water used for human consumption (including drinking, making ice, brushing


teeth, washing dishes and food preparation) or use bottled water.


Vigorous boiling for two (2) minutes should kill any disease-causing organisms that may


be present in the water.


This office is strongly urging the water consumers to conserve water whenever possible.


This advisory remains in effect until further written notification is issued.