Mason County Boil Water Advisory Lifted

OLYMPIA - Most of the 700 Mason County homes and businesses that lost water service after weather-related power outages along Hood Canal have returned to normal. There’s no longer any need to boil the tap water.

A boil-water advisory issued Wednesday remains in effect for the Rest-A-While recreational vehicle park at Hoodsport. The park lost water pressure after a power outage Dec. 19. Low water pressure can allow contaminants to enter a water system.

The state Department of Health encouraged people in the affected areas to boil their drinking water or use bottled water even after service was restored, until lab tests showed the water was safe to drink. Based on certified lab tests, boil-water advisories are no longer in effect for these water systems:

  • · Union
  • · Union Ridge
  • · Vuecrest
  • · Highland Park
  • · Madrona Beach
  • · Hood Canal A
  • · Hood Canal B
  • · Minerva Terrace
  • · Canal Mutual
  • · Canal Beach Tracts
  • · Mountain View
  • · Cushman Inc.

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