Payson lifts boil order, clears residents to drink water

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PAYSON — A boil order placed on Payson residents was lifted Saturday morning and water is now safe to drink, according to Payson Fire Rescue.

A water main break in Payson on Thursday led to some residents needing to boil their water before consumption as a precaution.

Payson Fire Rescue announced Saturday morning that the water samples have been tested and proven safe for consumption and drinking.

An estimated 200 residents lost water altogether on Thursday, according to Payson Fire Rescue. Of those 200, those who lived between 400 North to 900 North and 300 East to 750 East were asked to boil their water before use.

Residents can contact the water department at 801-465-5217 if they have any further questions.

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