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Water boil advisory issued for city of Canton

CANTON, Minn. (WXOW) — A water boil advisory has been issued for the city of Canton after E Coli bacteria was found in their water supply.

Residents should boil their water for one minute before drinking it. E Coli bacteria can cause sickness. The water is currently being chlorinated and flushed. Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes, and food preparation until further notice.

For more information, contact Canton City Hall during normal business hours at 507-743-5000. You can also contact the EPA’s Safe Drinking Hotline at 800-426-4791.

Mike Beiermeister

WXOW Weekend Anchor and Reporter

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