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City of Akron Water Issues Precautionary Boil Water Advisory for Northern Most Portions of Akron

Advisory impacting approximately 1000 addresses

Akron, Ohio, June 11, 2023 — 9:00 AM — Yesterday evening, a water main break on Cuyahoga Street caused reduced water pressures for Akron water customers located in the northern most portions of Akron. The water main break resulted in approximately 1000 customers experiencing depressurization along the northern portion of Cuyahoga Street including in the vicinity of Northampton Road, Portage Trail Extension West and West Bath Road. Cuyahoga Street remains closed near the Cuyahoga River Bridge until expected repairs are made today.

As a precaution, the City of Akron Water Division has issued a boil water advisory for all customers on, within or adjacent to the following locations:

Cuyahoga Street north of Uhler Ave

Northampton Rd

West Bath Rd

Sackett Ave

Sackett Hills Blvd

Skylark Drive

Lynndale Drive

Meredith Lane

Portage Trail Extension West of Northampton Rd. including the Timber Top Apartment complex and Waterford Place apartment complex.

Ascot Industrial Park

The residential allotments known as Cross Creek Allotment, The Crossings Townhomes, Mediterranean Village, North Ridge Allotment, Heron Crest Allotment, Fox Trace Allotment, Fox Glove Allotment, High Hampton Allotment, Hampton Ledges, Meredith Lane Apartments and the Villages of Northampton.

All customers within this area are advised to boil their water until further notice.  Water used for drinking or cooking should be brought to a full boil for a minimum of 2 minutes and returned to the proper temperature before use. This advisory will be in effect until further notice, but for a minimum of 24 hours.  

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