Rensselaer County boil water order lifted


TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A boil water order affecting multiple communities in Rensselaer County since earlier in the week has now been lifted.

The mandatory boil water order affected parts of Troy, including east of Burdett Avenue, including Pawling Avenue and Pinewoods Avenue, and all of Brunswick, North Greenbush, and Poestenkill.

According to Troy Mayor Patrick Madden, the Rensselaer County Department of Health has received enough water sample results to indicate that no harmful bacteria are in the water system and residents no longer need to boil their water.

Anyone who continues to experience pressure problems or discoloration of water are urged to contact their local water supplier. Anyone questions or concerns regarding the boil water order should the Rensselaer County Department of Health at (518) 270-2655.

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