Please be advised that residents in the hamlet of Au Sable Forks are hereby ordered to boil all water for drinking and culinary purposes. This order is being issued pursuant to section 1107 of the Public Health Law.
Jay has experienced major water breaks as a result of Hurricane Irene as well as the town’s pumping station malfunctioning. When repaired and up and running, the boil water order is in effect for precautionary measure.
Do not drink the water without boiling it first. Bring all water to a boil in a clean container; let it boil for one minute and let it cool before using; use bottled water certified by NYSDOH; or use water from a public water system approved by NYSDOG. Boiled or bottled water certified by NYSDOH should be used for drinking, amking ice, washing dishes, brushing teeth and food preparation until further notice.
The Boil Water Order shall only be lifted when two consecutive daily samples show no bacteriological contamination. Please continue to boil water until Thursday, Sept. 1 or untul further notice that the Boil Water Order has been lifted.