Montgomery County officials plan to announce a centralized water pickup location for Friday for residents under a boil advisory.
Meanwhile, the three sites in Dayton, Clayton and Trotwood closed at 6 p.m. Thursday.
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Three Kroger stores were offering donated water to those under the boil advisory in need, at the following locations:
- Kroger, 3520 W. Siebenthaler Road
- Kroger, 1934 Needmore Road
- Kroger, 1024 S. Smithville Road
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Brianna Wooten, spokeswoman for Montgomery County, asked that only people who need water go to the distribution locations.
Kettering, Washington Twp., Miami Twp., Centerville and Moraine are not under a boil advisory that’s affecting parts of the county, Wooten said.
It is hoped the entire boil advisory will be lifted on Saturday, but it remains in effect until further notice for about 75,000 people.
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In accordance with Ohio EPA standards, the county will have to conduct two rounds of testing on the water to lift the advisory.
So far, no one has reported any health issues due to water to Public Health Dayton and Montgomery County
While the boil advisory is a precautionary measure, residents in the boil advisory area are urged to follow it.
Bring water to rolling boil for at least a minute and let it cool before drinking it or using for oral hygiene or cooking.
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The water does not need to be boiled for bathing.
Anyone with questions for Montgomery County regarding water issues should call 937-781-2678.