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NOTICE: City of Du Quoin waterworks and sewerage system superintendent Chris Lacy has issued a boil order for a portion of the City of Du Quoin water system effective immediately until such order is lifted. The users of the City of Du Quoin water system affected are: 

600 & 700 block of West Park St & West Main St

 Repair work is being done on the lines in these areas. Therefore this boil order is required. As soon as the environmental protection agency approves tests made on the water, radio station WDQN and the newspapers, Du Quoin evening call and The Southern Illinoisan will be notified that the boil order has been lifted. The City of Du Quoin thanks you for your cooperation in this emergency. 

Date: 07/17/2014

City of Du Quoin

Chris Lacy

Water Superintendent

- The next City Council meeting will be Monday July 28th, 6 p.m. at City Hall. 

- Thank You NewWave communications for broadcasting our City Council meetings.



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