Boil alert issued after water main break at Georgetown and Belden in Canton

Repairs estimated completion by 5 p.m. Friday
Posted at 1:06 PM, Jun 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-24 13:06:17-04

A 12-inch water main break at the intersection of Georgetown and Belden Roads has disrupted residents in the area. 

Officials reported the affected area is inside 8th Street to the north, Gobel Avenue to the East, Georgetown Road to the south, and Belden Avenue to the west. A map of the affected area can be seen below. 

Canton Water Main Break Map

Officials said intermittent disruptions of water services or low pressure should be expected for several hours during repairs. The Canton Water Department estimasted the repairs to be completed by 5 p.m. Friday. 

A precautionary boil alert was put into effect for customers within the affected area. Residents are advised to boil tap water for one full minute, then remove from heat and cool before drinking or use for food prep. After the boil alert is lifted, flush all home plumbing with cold water. 

Anyone with questions should contact the Canton Water Department at 330-489-3315.