There is a boil order until further notice for parts of Kalamazoo and Parchment near and around Gull Rd.

Graphic courtesy of City of Kalamazoo

A portion of the City of Kalamazoo water system experienced a pressure reduction due to a water main break along Gull Road between Humphrey Street and Riverview Drive. The City of Kalamazoo Department of Public Services in cooperation with the Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department is issuing a precautionary boil water advisory for all water intended for drinking or ingestion or any consumptive uses within the impacted area. This advisory is precautionary only; there have not been confirmed tests showing coliform bacteria present in the water supply system.

The impacted area is approximately Riverview Drive to the west, Parchmount Avenue to the north, Nazareth Road to the east, and Kenilworth Avenue to the south (please see attached map).

Municipal water customers in the affected area may use bottled water for consumptive purposes or boil their tap water for 2 minutes prior to use for drinking or other ingestion. No special precautionary measures are necessary for water used for personal hygiene.

Call 269-373-5337 with any questions related to boiling tap water or general water quality questions or visit the City of Kalamazoo website at or the Kalamazoo County website at

The precautionary boil water notice will remain in effect until further notice.