On Thursday, March 29th, the City of Ellsworth issued a Boil Water Order for parts of Ellsworth because of a water main break. However, Ellsworth Water Superintendent Reggie Winslow announced that the Boil Water Order was lifted on Sunday afternoon, April 1st.

The Boil Water Order was due to a water main break and affected people living on Court Street, Maple Street, Surry Road, Westwood Drive, Mountain View Drive, Hillside Drive, Acorn Way and Edaco Court. They were advised to boil water for at least 5 minutes before drinking, making ice cubes, washing foods, brushing teeth or in any other activity involving drinking water!