Clinton water boil order lifted, residents should flush systems before using water

Posted at 10:32 AM, Jun 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-11 12:37:40-04

CLINTON, Utah – Officials have lifted the Clinton City boil water advisory Thursday.

Authorities said test results confirmed the water is safe again.

City officials are asking residents to go through flushing procedures before using the water again.

Thursday officials send Fox 13 this statement:

“The Clinton City Boil Water Advisory has been lifted.  Effective immediately as of June 11, 2015 at 9 a.m., test results confirm the culinary water to be safe.  Please implement the following flushing procedures provided by the Davis County Health Department for each applicable plumbing fixture or appliances PRIOR to using any culinary water.”

Davis County water flushing procedures:

  • Faucets – 20 minutes cold
  • Showers – 20 minutes cold
  • Toilets – None required
  • Washing Machines – None required
  • Dish Washers – None required
  • Outdoor Spigots – 5 minutes, disconnect hose first
  • Refrigerator Water Dispenser – 5 minutes
  • Faucet/Fridge Water Filters – Consider replacing filter per manufacturers recommendation
  • In Line Water Filter – Consider replacing filter per manufacturer’s recommendation
  • Ice Makers – Dump all existing ice
  • Water Heaters – Run hot water from all faucets until water runs cold. Second option is to drain the water heater using spigot/release on the bottom of heater
  • Water Softeners – Cycle water softener per manufacturer’s recommendation
  • Reverse Osmosis Systems – Cycle through and consider replacing filters per manufacturer’s recommendation
  • Soft Drink Dispensers – Disconnect flavoring and cycle water through until replaced with fresh water, reconnect flavoring