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Mayor Madden announces restoration of water services to Halfmoon, Waterford
TROY, NY – Mayor Patrick Madden today announced that Troy Department of Public Utilities had fully restored water flow to the towns of Waterford and Halfmoon.
“As a result of a coordinated effort between Troy Department of Public Utilities and Halfmoon and Waterford water departments, I am happy to announce that water services have been fully restored to both communities,” said Mayor Patrick Madden. “I would like to thank Supervisor Tollisen, Supervisor Lawler and the residents of Halfmoon and Waterford for their patience and understanding they exhibited throughout repair operations. We will continue to monitor the system throughout the weekend and anticipate continuing our productive relationship with the towns of Halfmoon and Waterford.”
“The town of Halfmoon is very appreciative of the efforts of city officials and the City of Troy’s Department of Public Utilities crews for their restoration of full water services to our communities under very challenging circumstances,” said Supervisor Kevin Tollisen. “We look forward to continue working with the City of Troy to provide long-term water to the residents of our community.”
“I want to thank the City of Troy and their Public Utilities crews for their continuous efforts last week to repair and restore water services to Waterford,” said Supervisor Jack Lawler. “I also want to express my deep appreciation to the many Waterford volunteers and town employees who worked so diligently throughout this emergency.”
Troy residents are reminded that a citywide water restriction continues to remain in effect. City officials are urging residents to continue conserving water at this time and limit usage to essential needs only. A limited boil-water advisory has been issued for selected residents and businesses in the City of Troy. Those affected by the boil-water advisory have been verbally notified by Department of Public Utilities on Friday and Saturday. Residents who have not been contacted are not affected by the advisory.
Additional information and updates will be available on the City of Troy’s official Twitter page. It can be found at http://twitter.com/TroyCityHall.