UPDATE: The boil-water order in place for Seneca County has now been entirely lifted.
The County Health Department lifted the order for the remaining water districts Friday afternoon. saying the water is now safe to drink in all areas.
A major water main break at the Rt. 89 pump station on South Parker Rd. in Canoga earlier this week was the root of the problem.
The boil water order for residents of the town of Seneca Falls has been lifted.
Fayette water districts 3 and 7, Varick water district 4 are still under a boil water advisory.
Here is the latest message from Seneca County Hyper-Reach:
The Office of Emergency Management would like for us to pass along this information for residents who are interested in signing up to receive emergency notifications in Seneca County.
The Seneca County office of Emergency Management is encouraging Seneca County residents to register their mobile telephones to receive emergency alerts from the 911 Center. The 911 Center will use the “Hyper-Reach” emergency telephone notification system.
“Hyper-Reach” allows the 911 Center to quickly send a recorded message to telephones in specific areas and alert residents to any emergency situations that may require immediate action. The system is designed to deliver more than 5,000 calls per hour and has been successfully used on a number of occasions for incidents such as hazardous chemical releases, missing persons and barricaded persons. The “Hyper-Reach” message delivers critical information to residents and provides guidance on what precautions need to be taken by residents during and after the incident. Registration only takes a minute and all information is kept confidential. Users have the option of receiving an audio message, text message, or both along with an email alert. If a user moves, they can use the same method to update their address.
To register to receive emergency alerts, you may use the following link:
You can also sign up on the webpages listed below:
Seneca County Office of Emergency Management webpage at:
Seneca County E-911 Center webpage at:
Seneca County Sheriff’s Office at:
http://sheriff.co.seneca.ny.us/ Click on Programs tab*
If you do not have access to the internet, please contact the Seneca County Office of Emergency Management at 315-539-1757 so we can get you signed up for these free emergency notifications.