Boil water advisory remains after Troy water main repairs

June 13, 2019 01:09 PM

TROY-  Repairs to a broken water main on Oakwood Avenue in Troy have been completed. However, a boil water advisory was still in effect as of lunchtime Thursday for many people in several parts of Rensselaer County.

The water main broke on Wednesday.


The order is in effect for people in Troy who live East of Burdett Avenue, as well as the entire towns of Brunswick, North Greenbush and Poestenkill. Everyone in the affected area is required to boil water before it can be used for drinking or cooking.

A water station is available at the Brunswick Walmart on Hoosick Street.  You'll need to bring your own water container.

Meanwhile, students in two schools in Troy had an early dismissal on Thursday because of that water main break.

Troy High School students were sent home at 10 a.m. and La Salle Institute in Troy dismissed at 11:30 because of the ongoing water issues.

The mandatory boil water orders remain in effect.

The city will send NewsChannel 13 an alert when it's lifted.

MORE INFORMATION: Signing up for email updates in Troy


WNYT staff

Copyright 2019 WNYT-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Hateful message found on UAlbany campus

Fulton, Montgomery County officials discuss concerns about justice reforms

Top Ukraine expert describes his shock at hearing phone call

Guilderland thief caught on camera stealing packages

Mahan declared winner in tight Colonie town supervisor race