Hamden boil water advisory lifted following Regional Water Authority tests

Published: May. 19, 2022 at 5:36 PM EDT|Updated: May. 21, 2022 at 1:32 PM EDT
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HAMDEN, Conn. (WFSB) - A boil water advisory was issued for several streets in Hamden on Thursday.

Officials with the Regional Water Authority (RWA) say that the advisory was issued following a water main break on Thursday.

RWA officials say repairs were made Thursday night, and kept the boil water advisory in effect out of an abundance of caution.

The RWA says they needed to do further testing to ensure the water was not contaminated.

RWA reports say they submitted their findings to the Department of Public Health, (DPH) who confirmed that the tap water meets a regulatory standards.

Tom Barger, RWA Manager of Water Quality released a statement saying:

“Protecting the health and safety of our customers is our highest priority. We understand actions like these can be very disruptive, but we will always put our customers’ safety first. We sincerely appreciate our customers’ patience while we took necessary precautions to ensure the safety of the tap water we deliver.”

Tom Barger, RWA Manager of Water Quality

For more information visit the Regional Water Authority (RWA) website.