Westnedge Avenue water main break prompts precautionary boil water advisory

Posted at 7:42 PM, Oct 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-22 21:10:05-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich – The City of Kalamazoo Department of Public Services has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for people living near a portion of Westnedge Avenue following a water main break on Thursday.

The area that’s impacted by the advisory is along Westnedge Avenue from Parker Avenue to Pratt Road.

Courtesy: City of Kalamazoo

Courtesy: City of Kalamazoo

The city has emphasized that his is a precautionary boil water advisory for people living in the area, as there have not been confirmed tests showing coliform bacteria present in the water supply system.


The city advises municipal water customers in the impacted area to use bottle water for consumption, or boil tap water for 2 minutes prior to drinking use.

Anyone with questions related to boiling tap water or general water quality can call 269-373-5337 or visit the City of Kalamazoo website at