Water main break left Salem Hills residents without water until Tuesday

VOORHEESVILLE — A water main broke in Salem Hills at about 10 p.m. Monday night, according to Deputy Clerk Treasurer Karen Finnessey. The village’s public works department was successful in repairing the break at about 4 p.m. on Tuesday, but residents who were without water due to the break are now under a boil water advisory.

The village website advises that the advisory could last up to 48 hours. Finnessey stated that the water needed to undergo testing to determine the water was safe to use, which is why in the meantime residents are advised to use boiled or bottled water for drinking, making ice, washing dishes, brushing teeth, and preparing food.

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