Updated: The City announced this afternoon they will not be shutting off water lines throughout the city, as previously reported. They are able to fix the main water line while keeping water running.
The City of Bloomington Utilities announced yesterday it will be necessary to shut off water service to some of its customers beginning at 4:00 p.m. today to facilitate the repair of a water main break. Spokesman Jon Callahan says certain areas will be without water from 4:00 p.m. today until 6:00 a.m. tomorrow.
Callahan says once the water service is restored, it will be necessary for these customers to boil their drinking water for 5 minutes prior to consumption. A public advisory will be issued through local media outlets announcing when the precautionary boil water advisory is lifted.
The following areas of Bloomington will have their water stopped:
- East Lookout Lane
- North Overlook Lane
- East Woodridge Drive
- North Scenic Drive
- North Thistle Drive
- North Hillview Drive
- East Audubon Drive
- East Northcliff Avenue and Lookout Lane in the Marlin Hills Neighborhood.
- East Fairwood Drive
- East Woodland Drive
- North Rural Street
- East Richland Drive
- East Prairie Lane in the Fairwood Terrace Neighborhood.
- North Old State Road 37 from North Dunn Street to East Prairie Lane
- East Bethel Lane
- North Christina Lane.