Water main break, per WSAZ.
States, West Virginia
The entire water district is under a boil water alert after a break in a 16-inch pipe per WKYT.
A malfunction at the water treatment plant, per WKTV news.
New York, States
To learn about boil-water alerts, says author and blogger Mary Carledgehayes. I couldn’t have put it better myself (though we also need all other media to send out instant alerts too).
Construction crews hit a water main; pressure drops. Boil. (Per the Daily Telegram)
Parts of the county are on boil-water alert after a construction worker bored through a forty-eight-inch water line, per KHOU.com.
Drop in water pressure caused by utility workers “doing maintenance in the area,” says the Courier Journal.
Leaky valve; boil, per the Times Republican.
Broken water main affects 350 customers, per the Daily News Online.
This Q & A in the Hartford Courant has more on those pesky (but not harmful to human health) microscopic organisms.