UPDATE: Ripon boil water advisory lifted, water utility officials deem safe for consumption

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THURSDAY 12/2/2021 5:30 p.m.

RIPON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Boil/Bottle Water Advisory in Ripon is lifted, as of Dec. 2 at 4:30 p.m.

According to a City of Ripon Facebook post, the Ripon Water Utility, with help from the DNR, completed the required water testing and determines the water is safe.

City officials say residents can return to using the water like normal, with no additional flushing, boiling, or filtering required.

If you experience water quality issues, such as cloudy or dark water, officials say you should flush until clear or contact the utility.

Original Story: Boil water advisory issued in Ripon after malfunction in monitoring device

WEDNESDAY 12/1/2021 10:50 a.m.

RIPON, Wis. (WFRV) – A boil water advisory has been issued for the City of Ripon due to a loss of water pressure.

According to the City, there is a loss of water pressure due to a malfunction in the distribution system. A boil water advisory was issued due to the risk of contamination entering the drinking water. As a precaution ice, food and any beverages made with the unsafe water must be discarded.

If you do not use bottled water and choose to boil your water, it would be heated to a rolling boil for at least one minute before using.

The Ripon Area School District has canceled school Wednesday due to the advisory.

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