The Precautionary Boil order for the Village of Jerome is lifted as of today Saturday, January 14, 2023.
All water is safe to drink and cook with. Samples that were sent to the ILLINOIS EPA have come back clear.
The Precautionary Boil order was a safe guard due to pressures dropping below 20 psi. No further action is required.
All entities required by law will be notified of the lifting of the Precautionary Boil order per Public Works Supervisor Dave Wilken.
A boil order is in effect for all Jerome water customers UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Water used for drinking or cooking should be boiled for at least a full five minutes before use.
An emergency water main valve repair is needed. It will begin at 8 AM Thursday, January 12th, 2023. The valve is located on Fillmore and Vernon Ave.
Areas that will be affected include:
- Fillmore St. from Reed Ave to Jerome Ave.
- Vernon Ave from Leonard St. to Fillmore St.
- Potentially Alberta Ln. may need to be shut down if not able to locate the valve at Fillmore St.
Roads closed will include Vernon Ave. before Fillmore and Fillmore from W. Grand CT. to Alberta Ln.