BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — Residents here are advised to not use any city water.
The city said in a statement that the water currently has higher than normal PH levels and water shouldn't be used for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes, preparing food, showering, bathing or hand washing.
A recent power outage affected the amount of lime that was put into the water at the Breckenridge water treatment plant, according to the city.
The amount of lime in the water has been corrected, but it takes time for the PH levels to adjust. Specific hydrants will be flushed throughout the city to help remove the tainted water. They anticipate the problem will be resolved some time Friday afternoon, May 10.