Area Boil Orders


Last Updated on April 18 2017 2:54 pm


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


Monday, April 24 -- The Effingham Water Department will be flushing fire hydrants starting Monday, April 24. They will be starting on the north end of town to Jefferson Street. Check water before doing any laundry. Water may be discolored because of flushing the hydrants. Flush faucets until there is no discoloration or sedimentation. The city will send out another notice before starting the south end of town to Jefferson Street.

Friday, April 7 -- The City of Effingham Water Department has lifted a boil order on S. Third Street from E. Fayette Ave to East National Ave on both sides of the road until further notice.

Wednesday, April 5 -- The City of Effingham Water Department has lifted a boil order for residents on South Banker Street from Frederic Drive to Vulcan Drive on the west side of the road.

Thursday, April 6 -- Water service for customers on E. Norwood Avenue and N. Glenwood Street on both sides of the road for approximately five hours. Customers affected by the water outage will be under a boil order until further notice. The Water Department will be cutting in a new water main valve. HAS BEEN LIFTED!!

Tuesday, April 4 -- The Village of Edgewood Water Department has issued a boil order for 607 Indiana and 601 Iowa streets