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City of Bloomington Utilities 


City of Bloomington Utilities Issues Precautionary Boil Water Advisory for East Dodds Street

Bloomington, Ind. – City of Bloomington Utilities (CBU) crews have repaired a water main break on East Dodds Street. Nineteen residences were disconnected from water service early Sunday morning while crews repaired the break. Those customers are now under a precautionary Boil Water Advisory. Unless otherwise notified, the precautionary Boil Water Advisory will be lifted at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 17. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) requires all public water systems to issue a Boil Water Advisory when the pressure drops below 20 psi in the water main.

Those affected should follow the instructions below:

  • Immediately after your normal water pressure is restored, run COLD water from a sink or tub until clear water flows from the faucet. 

  • Boil drinking water for at least 5 minutes prior to consumption.

  • It is recommended that all water used for drinking, cooking, and oral hygiene be brought to a full boil for FIVE minutes. It is not necessary to boil water for other uses.

Please see the City of Bloomington Utilities website at for a list of affected addresses. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the City of Bloomington Utilities at 812-339-1444.