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Payson City issues boil order after earlier water main break

Payson City issues boil order after earlier water main break
Posted at 10:12 PM, May 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-10 18:38:54-04

Update: Payson City Water told Payson Fire and Rescue it may take up to 24 hours to get test results back for water samples from affected areas. Residents between 400 North to 900 North and 300 East to 750 East are asked to continue boiling drinking water; water is fine for showers and bathing, according to officials.

Results are expected to arrive Saturday morning.

The water main has been repaired and water was turned back on around 2:00 a.m. Friday.

Original story continues below.

PAYSON, Utah – Payson Fire and Rescue said residents that went without water due to a water main break earlier Thursday will need to boil water until further notice.

Homes between 400 North to 900 North and 300 East to 750 East are affected by the boil order.

The department’s Facebook post said Payson City Water is working to resolve the problem and any questions can be directed to the water department at 801-465-5217.