Residents in Wake Forest neighborhoods get all-clear on Raleigh water

From staff reportsApril 17, 2013 

— Town residents in northwest neighborhoods that get their water from the Raleigh Public Utilities Department got word early Wednesday that a boil-water order had been rescinded.

The order went out Monday after a contractor broke a 12-inch water main near the intersection of Durham Road and Wake Union Church Road, Wake Forest officials said.

When water pressure dropped in the area, including the Crenshaw Hall and Crenshaw Manor subdivisions, authorities told residents to begin boiling water because they were unsure if the system could keep out contamination.

Laboratory tests showed no contamination, and Raleigh officials deemed the water safe to use, Wake Forest town spokesman Bill Crabtree said about 3 a.m.

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