Boil order extended in Stickney after water main breaks

SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE - A boil order issued Monday evening in west suburban Stickney has been extended through Wednesday.

Stickney police issued an alert about 6:30 p.m. advising residents in the area bordered by Oak Park and Harlem avenues between Pershing Road and 45th Street to boil water for consumption for at least five minutes.

The boil order was extended through Wednesday, according to police.

“The Village will continually test the water and issue another alert once it’s safe,” police said.

Water samples have been sent to the Environmental Protection Agency and police are waiting for results.

Anyone with questions should call village officials at  (708) 749-4400.