LISTEN LIVE KPR - On Air: Listen Live to classical, jazz and NPR news Schedule LATEST
KPR 2 - On Air: Listen live to KPR's all talk-radio service, KPR2 Recordings

Share this page              

Manhattan Residents Urged to Boil Water After Power Outage

Manhattan residents are under an advisory to boil their water due to possible contamination.

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Health officials are urging Manhattan residents to boil their water after a power outage created the potential for bacterial contamination. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced the boil advisory today (MON) for Manhattan's public water supply. The agency said in a news release that the power outage led to a loss of pressure. The release says water should be boiled for one minute before it's used for drinking or food preparation. Manhattan residents also are urged to dispose of ice cubes and to avoid using ice from automatic household ice-makers. The KDHE says water used for bathing does not generally need to be boiled, although children should be supervised to ensure they don't drink the water.

Tower Frequencies

91.5 FM KANU Lawrence, Topeka, Kansas City
89.7 FM KANH Emporia
99.5 FM K258BT Manhattan
97.9 FM K250AY Manhattan (KPR2)
91.3 FM  KANV Junction City, Olsburg
89.9 FM K210CR Atchison
90.3 FM KANQ Chanute
96.1 FM K241AR Lawrence (KPR2)

See the Coverage Map for more details

Contact Us

Kansas Public Radio
1120 West 11th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Download Map
785-864-4530 (Main Line)
888-577-5268 (Toll Free)