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Highland Park water boil order lifted

The boil order was lifted for eight of the 10 properties by 10:15 p.m. Friday, and for the final two by 7:20 p.m. Saturday, according to Highland Park officials.

The city of Highland Park has lifted a water boil order issued after a water main break Nov. 14, 2019.
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A boil order has been lifted at a number of commercial properties in north suburban Highland Park that were affected by a water main break on Thursday.

The boil order was lifted for eight of the 10 properties by 10:15 p.m. Friday, and for the final two by 7:20 p.m. Saturday, according to a statement from the city of Highland Park. No further properties remain under a boil order.

The properties under the order had experienced reduced water pressure caused by a water main break on Route 41 north of Route 22 early Thursday morning, city officials said. The order was issued as a precaution because the drop in pressure created the potential for ground water to enter the pipeline.

The addresses affected by the order were:

  • 1393 Half Day Road;
  • 2744 Skokie Valley Road;
  • 2748 Skokie Valley Road;
  • 2750-2760 Skokie Valley Road;
  • 2772-2782 Skokie Valley Road;
  • 2860 Skokie Valley Road;
  • 2868 Skokie Valley Road;
  • 2870 Skokie Valley Road;
  • 2900 Skokie Valley Road; and
  • 2930 Skokie Valley Road.

City officials said tap water is now safe for consumption in all of the affected areas.