United Water announced that the boil water order for Garnerville customers has been lifted. The Rockland County Health Department notified United Water that as of 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, the order was lifted for customers at 170, 172, 174 and 176 Ramapo Road in Garnerville. However, about 400 customers of United Water in must still abide by a boil water order issued on Wednesday, Aug. 15.
Customers are ordered to boil their water before using it for drinking or cooking purposes. The boil water order is a precautionary measure following damage caused to a fire hydrant on New Hempstead Road. Loss of pressure in the water main that had to be shut down during repairs increased the chance that untreated water and harmful microbes could enter the system.
Customers must boil their water for one minute before using it for drinking or cooking until further notice.
The boil water order is in effect for the following New City streets:
Scenic Vista Drive; Candlelight Circle; Sycamore Drive; Farview Court; Buena Vista Road; Beatrice Lane; Kingsland Drive; Annabelle Lane; Barbara Road; McLeod Terrace; Balter Road; Nob Hill Road; Dixwell Road; Hobart Court; Rodeo Drive; Rheinlander Lane; Gladys Drive; Louis Road; Ramclark Lane; Old Phillips Hill Road; Summit Drive and Red Rock Road
New City customers located from Numbers 318 through 379 New Hempstead Road are also included in the boil water directive.
The boil water order affects customers on the following streets in Pomona: Trailside Place; Trails End; Trailside Court; Doolin Road; Sonata Street; Tempo Road; Conklin Road; Revenna Drive; Tiffin Lane; Carteret Drive; Marietta Drive; Leadore Lane; Gessner Terrace; Skokie Lane; Neptune Court and Wagon Wheel Drive.
Customers were notified of the boil water order by an automated phone alerts and will advised the same way when the order is lifted.