Why has a boil order been issued?

This boil order is being issued in accordance with Illinois Environmental Protection Agency regulations. Anytime water pressure drops below 20 pounds per square inch in any part of a community’s water distribution system, a boil order must be issued. The boil order remains in effect until tested samples demonstrate that the water is safe.

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1. Why has a boil order been issued?
2. Can I drink the water?
3. Can I wash my hands with this water?
4. Can I shower or take a bath in this water?
5. How do I wash my dishes?
6. Can I wash my clothes in the water?
7. Can my pets drink the water?
8. What do we need to do when the boil order is lifted?