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Boil Water Alert

Boil Water Alert  

Council wishes to advise the residents of Mendooran that there are low and inconsistent chlorine levels in the town water mains. There is concern that bacteria that may be present in the water is not being adequately disinfected.  

As a precaution you are advised that water used for consumption should be brought to a rolling boil. Water should then be allowed to cool and be stored in a clean container with a lid and refrigerated.

Boiled or bottled water should be used for:  

Drinking, cooking, washing uncooked foods (such as seafood or salads), making ice, personal hygiene, pets’ drinking water, washing hands, cleaning teeth, gargling, face washing of young children, washing toys and children’s utensils.  

Dishes should be washed in hot soapy water or in a dishwasher. Children should take boiled or bottled water to school.  

This advice should be followed until further notice.  

All enquiries concerning this matter should be directed to Council on (02) 6849 2000.    


Last Updated: 01 Jun 2017