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The water shutoff valve typically comes in two styles: knife and knob.
The water meter box, which is owned and maintained by the Board of Water Supply (BWS), is located on street side near your property and usually under a metal cover. It should only be touched by its employees. Please keep the area around the water meter box serving your property is clear of any personal items or debris so that BWS personnel can access it when needed.
This information is to being provided should it become necessary for customers to boil water. The Board of Water Supply (BWS) will notify the public if this action is needed.
To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for drinking, cooking, and for making ice should be boiled and cooled prior to consumption. The water should be brought to a vigorous rolling boil and then boiled for three minutes.