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Village of Park Forest - Public Works News

Posted on: April 17, 2017

Water service interrupted on Ash Street Monday due to main replacement

Park Forest residents in the Ash Street Cooperatives will be without water service until 5 p.m. as crews install new water main in the area.

As a result of this temporary disruption in service, residents in the impacted area may experience water discoloration that should run clear after several seconds of being run. There are no known health risks associated with consuming discolored water caused from iron (rust) in the pipes, but Park Forest's Public Works Department recommends that you refrain from using discolored water until it runs clear. It is also recommended that you not wash clothes when water discoloration is possible. If your laundry becomes discolored, keep the items wet and pick-up a free bottle of Red-B-Gone at Village Hall.

The latest temporary water shutdown is one of the few remaining planned interruptions as part of a comprehensive construction project to replace water main in town which began in August.

For questions, call 708-503-7702. 
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