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Carbon still on boil order

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Due to an outage at the Carbon Water Works booster station, Carbon water customers have been put under a boil order until further notice.

According to Water Superintendent Jake Raubuch, the booster pump motors malfunctioned and replacements have been ordered.

However, Raubuch added he wasn't sure when the new motors would arrive.

Once the replacements arrive and the pumps are fixed, Raubach said water officials must conduct 24-hour back-to-back tests.

Raubuch said the boil order -- which has been in effect since approximately noon on Tuesday -- may stretch into next week.

"(The boil order) is in effect until further notice," Raubuch said.

He added he didn't want to guess about when the boil order would be lifted because it is all contingent upon how long it takes to get the replacement parts, but said water officials are working to remedy the situation.

"We want to thank everyone for their cooperation," Raubuch said.

Meanwhile, with the Carbon situation, as well as current weather conditions, Raubuch said for residents to still be mindful of water usage.

"Due to the situation with the booster pump and weather, we want to ask people to do everything they can for conserving water," Raubuch said.

The Times will provide updates regarding the boil order as they are received.

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