BLAINE, Minn. (WCCO) — A precautionary boil advisory is still in effect Monday evening in the city of Blaine after residents and businesses lost water pressure over the weekend.
This is the second time in two months residents have dealt with this water issue. On Monday, closes and businesses closed in the city.READ MORE: Andover Residents With Contaminated Drinking Water Are Frustrated, Want Answers
Blaine officials blame the recent loss of water pressure on an internal power supply failure at the city’s water tower one. They’ve replaced the power supply.
City manager Clark Arneson says this incident and the loss of water pressure on Jan. 8 are not connected, but both deal with the communications system.READ MORE: Man Shot In Jaw While Driving In St. Paul
“So first time it was software, second time it was mechanical,” Arneson said. “They both feed up to an alert system that did not function as designed.”
Water test results should be in by Monday night.MORE NEWS: Parents Split On Whether They'll Vaccinate As Pfizer Touts Effectiveness With Kids 5 To 11
Blaine residents are asked to check the city’s website for further details.