Public Water Supply Alert

February 16, 2021

WARNING: VOLUNTARY, PRECAUTIONARY BOIL ADVISORY   
Water System Name:  Okemah Water Treatment Plant   
Public Water Supply ID:  OK 1020706   

Due to difficulties from the extreme weather conditions in the water system and the potential for contamination as a result of this situation, the drinking water supplied by The Okemah Water Treatment Plant may be unsafe for human consumption. As a precaution, it is advised that the consumers of this water system bring the water to a full, rolling boil for at least one minute before drinking, consumption, food preparation, baby formula preparation, dishwashing, tooth brushing, ice making, wound care, and bathing infants who may ingest bathwater. Alternatively, bottled water or another acceptable water source may be used.

Important Note: This precautionary boil advisory is not related to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic, and it is important to continue to wash your hands during the precautionary boil advisory. 

This advisory will remain in effect until further notice. Questions concerning this situation should be addressed to:
City Manager/City Hall
503 West Broadway
Okemah, OK  74859

Further general information can be found on the DEQ website:  https

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