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City of Silvis lifts boil order for 12th Street area

The boil order for 12th Street between 4th and 5th avenues was lifted Thursday morning.
Credit: MGN

SILVIS, Ill. — UPDATE (June 23): The boil order for the area of 12th Street between 4th and 5th avenues was lifted Thursday, June 23, according to the City of Silvis.

ORIGINAL (June 20): A boil order has been issued for part of one street area of Silvis, Illinois, taking effect on Tuesday.

City officials announced that the area of 12th Street between 4th Avenue and 5th Avenue will be under a mandatory boil order after water infrastructure work is completed.

On June 21, crews will be shutting off the water in that area while they replace the 5th Avenue water main. After the water main is restored, the boil order will go into effect.

Officials say that the order will last at least 24 hours and that they will release a notification when the order is officially lifted.

That area of 12th Street will also be closed to traffic during the water main replacement work.

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