Unknown to many Americans, boil-alerts happen several times a day throughout the United States. It should come as no surprise that automated systems commonly fail to perform as they were designed to, especially because such events that cause them to perform often damage the safeguards as well.
The unfortunate facts of this story though, is that 12,500 residents were alerted hours after the system was discovered to have failed. Read the story HERE.
It's always best to have your plans A, B, and Cs.
-The Berkey Guy