Village of Park Forest - Public Works - 2016-17 Infrastructure Improvement Project

Posted on: March 2, 2017

Temporary water outage on Friday, March 3

On Friday, March 3, between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., residents on the following streets may experience a disruption in water service due to water main replacement work happening in their area:

Lester Road
Monee Road
Oak Lane
S. Orchard Drive
Sauk Trail 

After water service is restored, some residents may experience discoloration for up to 24 hours. 

As a result of this temporary disruption in service, your water may become temporarily discolored after work completion. There are no known health risks associated with consuming discolored water caused from iron (rust) in the pipes, but Public Works recommends that you refrain from using discolored water until it runs clear. It is recommended that you not wash clothes when your area is being flushed. If your laundry becomes discolored, keep the items wet and pick-up a free bottle of Red-B-Gone at Village Hall.

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