LEICESTER – Water supplies in York and now Leicester are now cleared for all use by the Livingston County Department of Health after E. Coli bacteria were found in local water samples.
According to a press release from the Department of Health, they and the Leicester Public Water System have reviewed the laboratory analysis results of water quality samples collected recently and have determined that the water provided by the Leicester Public Water System is now safe for human consumption.
No ‘boil water’ advisories are now in effect within Livingston County.
On July 8, the Health Department advised the public in York and Leicester to use only boiled or bottled water for drinking, making ice, washing dishes, brushing teeth, and preparing food. Advisories in both towns are now lifted.
Questions may be directed to Ed Hauslauer of the Town of Leicester at (585) 233-0191 or the Livingston County Department of Health at (585) 243-7280 Monday thru Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by e-mail: email@example.com
For emergencies, you may also reach the Department of Health after business hours or on weekends by calling the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department at (585) 243-7100.