Partners in Auto Auction Water System in Foster is required to issue a boil water notice to its customers because E. coli bacteria was found in the water system. For more information, customers should refer to the notice provided to them by their water supply officials.
Additional information can be found on the Center for Drinking Water Quality section of the Rhode Island Department of Health's (RIDOH) website.
Partners in Auto Auction Water System collected a sample in the water system on June 15, 2023, that had total coliform present, which required repeat samples to be collected within 24 hours. Repeat samples were collected on June 15, 2023. All three of the repeat samples were total coliform present and one of the repeat samples was also E. coli present. A boil water order will remain in effect until the water system investigates the source of the bacteria, completes corrective actions including disinfection of the water system, collects three consecutive days of absent bacteria samples, and RIDOH notifies the water system officials that the boil water order can be rescinded.
Customers with questions should contact Luke Semmelrock at 860-428-8992.