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During a boil water order, residential users of affected public water supplies should take the following measures to protect themselves from consuming potentially contaminated water:
1. Bottle water should be used for drinking, cooking, washing fresh fruits/vegetables, hand washing and tooth brushing.2. The affected tap water should be used for these purposes only after it has been brought to a rolling boil for 5 (five) minutes.3. The affected tap water may be used for washing dishes if a dishwashing machine is used. If dishes are hand washed, boiled or bottle water should be used. The affected tap water may be used if the clean dishes are immersed for at least one minute in a sink of water to which a full tablespoon of regular household bleach has been added.4. The affected tap water may be used for bathing and/or showering.5. The affected tap water may be used for household cleaning.
NOTE: If the tap water is cloudy and/or contains particles, bottled water should be used.
After the boil water order is lifted or water service resumes, these precautionary measures should be followed. 1. Flush the building's water lines and clean faucet screens.2. Purge the water-using fixtures and appliances of standing water and ice, such as refrigerator ice makers or coffee makers.*Information obtained from Madison County Health Dept. Madison County Health Department
During regular hours call (618) 288-2662 for potholes in roadway, sidewalk repair, or damaged or missing street signs.
Call (618) 288-2661 for sewer blockages or odor problems or water leaks.
Emergency Phone Number: (Evenings/Weekends/Holidays) Call 618-288-7226.
JULIE is a non-for-profit corporation that provides contractors/excavators, homeowners, and others who may be disturbing earth, with a single toll-free number to call for the locating and marking of these underground utilities.
JULIE is not a utility. JULIE owns no utilities and does not locate underground utilities. JULIE is a message handling service that receives location requests from persons excavating. JULIE then sends these requests to JULIE member companies who have utilities in the area of excavation. Each utility is responsible to mark its own utilities. Visit our website
Residents are asked to place the brush at curbside with cut end towards the street and neatly stacked. Limbs should not be stacked over three feet high. No lumber, landscape timbers, railroad ties or stumps will be picked up. The maximum size accepted is 8 inches diameter. With larger limbs cut into 6 foot lengths. Smaller branches can be longer.
Village crews do not pick up yard-waste such as lawn clippings or leaves. All limbs and branches are recycled into wood chips by means of a brush chipper. The wood chips are stock piled and available to residents by calling the number listed above.