Drinking water

August 27, 2018 - 11:33 am
Kansas officials allowed hundreds of residents in two neighborhoods to drink contaminated water for years without telling them. The Wichita Eagle reports that the state discovered dry cleaning chemicals had contaminated groundwater at a Haysville laundromat in 2011. The Kansas Department of Health...
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January 01, 2018 - 8:29 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for the City of Spivey in southern Kingman County. KDHE officials issued the advisory on Monday because of a mechanical malfunction resulting in a loss of pressure in the city's water system. Failure to...
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November 07, 2017 - 8:59 am
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the public water supply in Garden Plain in Sedgwick County. KDHE officials issued the advisory because of a Chlorine malfunction. The advisory took effect on November 7, 2017 and will remain in effect until...
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September 14, 2017 - 3:55 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - City of Wichita drinking water is producing an unpleasant taste and odor due to seasonal changes in Cheney Reservoir, but there is no health risk to the public, Public Works & Utilities officials said. In a news release, Don Henry, with Public Works & Utilities says,...
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September 06, 2017 - 5:53 am
TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for the public water supply of the City of Burden in Cowley County. KDHE officials issued the advisory because of a line break resulting in a loss of pressure in the system. The KDHE says failure to...
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July 14, 2017 - 4:48 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for Butler County Rural Water District No. 2 and Rural Water District No. 4. KDHE officials issued the advisory because of a line break Thursday resulting in a loss of pressure in the system...
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May 12, 2017 - 11:07 am
TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for the city of Park City and Bel Aire public water supply located in Sedgwick County. KDHE officials issued the advisory because of an electrical failure that led to a loss of chlorine residual. The...
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April 19, 2017 - 7:19 am
MOUNDRIDGE, Kan, (KNSS) – Public schools in Moundridge, Kan. are canceled Wednesday because the Kansas Department of Health and Environment issued a boil water advisory. On their Facebook page USD 423 announced the closing. According to the KDHE the advisory is a result of a loss of pressure in the...
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