Poughkeepsie boil water notice http://wamc.org en Poughkeepsie Boil Water Alert Lifted http://wamc.org/post/poughkeepsie-boil-water-alert-lifted <p>POUGHKEEPSIE – The boil water notice for Poughkeepsie water customers has been lifted.</p><p>Mayor John Tkaczyk said a second day of testing showed the absence of Coliform, the bacteria that was found in water samples late last week, prompting the boil water notice and since then, city workers have been treating the water aggressively to clear up the system.</p><p>“The two rounds that were taken, we are both clear of chloroform in the distribution system so people can now return to the potable drinking now that the city is up to the potable drinking water standards,” Tkaczyk said.</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 12:31:33 +0000 Hank Gross 69394 at http://wamc.org Poughkeepsie Boil Water Alert Lifted