Posted by on January 8, 2021 12:40 pm

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boil water advisory lifted scma

The Boil Water Advisory issued by Schuylkill County Municipal Authority has finally been lifted.

SCMA just announced that the advisory, first issued back on Christmas Day, was lifted on Friday, Jan. 8.

Many people complained online that they were unaware of the Boil Water Advisory first being issued. The water authority said that phone calls were placed to affected homes and businesses affected by the advisory.

If you didn’t receive a phone call and were affected by the advisory, you should probably call SCMA to update your phone records and make sure your current active number matches the one they have on file.

The Boil Water Advisory was issued following heavy rain on Christmas Eve that led to an abnormal turbidity level – cloudiness in the water – at the treatment facility for the Broad Mountain Water System.

Schuylkill County Municipal Authority provides potable water to more than 30,000 people in Schuylkill County living in all or parts of the following municipalities:

  • Blythe Township
  • Branch Township
  • Butler Township
  • Cass Township
  • East Norwegian Township
  • Frailey Township
  • Foster Township
  • Mahanoy Township
  • Mechanicsville
  • Mount Carbon
  • New Castle Township
  • North Manheim Township
  • Norwegian Township
  • Palo Alto
  • Pottsville
  • Port Carbon
  • Ryan Township
  • Saint Clair
  • Tremont
  • Tremont Township
  • West Brunswick Township
  • West Mahanoy Township
  • Reilly Township
  • Pine Grove Township

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