Area Boil Orders


Last Updated on May 22 2019 11:55 am

Water companies: fax your boil orders or lifted notices on official letterhead to 217-347-5518, or email them to us.

Boil Orders:

Wednesday, May 22

The City of Effingham Water Department has issued a boil order on Franklin Street from Oak to Mulberry Street and on Cherry Street from Jefferson Avenue to St .Anthony, on both sides of the street until further notice.



Flushing Hydrants:

The Effingham Water Dept. will be finishing up flushing fire hydrants on the North end of town to Jefferson Ave. Friday, April 26.

Weather permitting they will be starting on the South end of town to Jefferson Ave. Monday, April 29.

Please check water before doing any laundry.  Water may be discolored because of flushing the hydrants. Please flush your faucet until you see no discoloration or sedimentation.

They will continue flushing until the South side is completed.

The city will send out another notice before they start doing the South end of town to Jefferson Ave.