UPDATE: The precautionary boil order has now been lifted according to Payson officials.
Payson Fire, Payson Water, and Payson City say they are happy to announce that water samples have been tested and are safe for consumption and drinking.
UPDATE: Officials with Payson Fire and Rescue say the water main break at 700 East Arrowhead Trail was repaired and water turned back on just after 2:00 a.m. Friday.
Water sampling will be done Friday morning with results later that afternoon, officials say.
A post on the Payson Fire Rescue Facebook page states “Water is okay for bathing or showering. If your water happens to be discolored it is sediment that was stirred up from turning the water back into the system.”
Officials are still encouraging residents in the 400 North to 900 North and 300 East to 750 East to boil water as a precaution until water quality results are in Friday afternoon.
PAYSON (ABC4 News) – Payson City officials are urging residents to boil their water after a recent water main break.
Payson Fire & Rescue responded to the water main break near 700 North Arrowhead Trail around 1 p.m. Thursday. At the time, firefighters reported some issues with water pressure.
Later in the evening, Payson City Water Department said residents without water due to the water main break, and residents in the area of 400 North to 900 North and 300 East to 750 East should boil their water as a precaution.
Payson City Water Department is still working to resolve the problem, and residents should boil their water under further notice is given.
If you have questions, you’re asked to contact the water department at 801-465-5217.