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Water alert lifted for Rochester Hills and Oakland Township, extended for others

John Wisely, Detroit Free Press on October 26, 2017

Rochester Hills and Oakland Township have lifted their boil water alerts, the first communities to do so since a 4-foot water main broke on Monday.

"The Great Lakes Water Authority ... has advised the City of Rochester Hills that the results of all water test samples indicate no bacterial contamination of the water system," the city of Rochester Hills said in statement on its webpage. "Therefore, the boil water advisory has been lifted and Rochester Hills water customers within the advisory area can return to consuming water as normal after completing these precautionary measures that can be found at www.oakgov.com/health."

Oakland Township posted a similar notice. 

Other communities affected by the break on 14 Mile Road between Farmington and Drake Roads, must continue to boil their drinking water until further notice.

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