Category Archives: Boil Water Orders

5/16/17 LIFTED! Boil Water Order

May 16, 2017

Boiling water is no longer required for customers along Route 37 between Illinois Ave and the Illinois Region 5 Office. Repairs are complete and the necessary flushing and purification verification steps were conducted. You may return to normal use of your water service.
Please call 439-6131 if you have any questions. The City of Benton Water Department apologizes for any inconvenience.

Craig Miles
Water Superintendent
City of Benton


Boil water order issued for Route 37 North from Illinois Ave to the Illinois Region 5 Office. Customers should boil water for at least 5 minutes before consumption until further notice.

Boil Order Lifted

The boil order for East Main Street from Frisco to 8th Street has been lifted.  There are currently NO BOIL ORDERS for the City of Benton.  

Boil Order

There has been a boil order issued for East Main Street from Frisco to 8th Street.  This is in effect until further notice.   


ALL BOIL ORDERS FOR THE CITY OF BENTON HAVE BEEN LIFTED! The City of Benton wants to thank its citizens for their patience and understanding during this time. There are no boil orders for the City of Benton at this time. Thank you again!

Boil Orders

Current Boil Orders in the City of Benton:
1. East Smith from North McLeansboro to Frisco Street.
2. North Main from Park Street to Petroff.
3. Webster Street between South Mcleansboro and Brinley.

Water Main Breaks

Currently the City of Benton is experiencing major problems with our water lines. We have had several breaks all over town. We are working as fast as we can to get these issues resolved. If you have been without water or have experienced low water pressure, you will be under a boil water order. Please call 618-439-6131 for any questions. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Boil Order Issued for Election Street

The City of Benton has a boil water order on Election Street between Reed and Charles. This boil water order is in effect until further notice. If you live in this area and had no water pressure or low water pressure yesterday evening or this morning, boil you water until further notice.


Boil Order

The City of Benton Water Department has issued a BOIL ORDER on McFall Street between North Main and North DuQuoin Streets. This is in effect until further notice. For any questions, please call the Benton Water Department at 618-439-6131 ext. 101.

Boil Order Canceled

The Boil Order issued for Frisco from Gardner to Dial Streets has been lifted. If you have any further questions, please contact the Benton Water Department at 618-439-6131 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.