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Welcome to Peabody

There is simply no place like Peabody, Kansas. Nestled at the foot of the flint hills, Peabody is Rockwell's vision come to life. From the stunning late Victorian architecture in the central business district, to the immaculate public parks, Peabody has something for everyone. To put it simply...Peabody just feels like home!

 

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Peabody, Marion County

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the City of Peabody water supply system, located in Marion County. The advisory was issued because of a loss of pressure in the distribution system. Failure to maintain adequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination.

Public water suppliers in Kansas take all measures necessary to notify customers quickly after a system failure or shutdown. Regardless of whether it’s the supplier or KDHE that announces a boil water advisory, KDHE will issue the rescind order following testing at a certified laboratory.

Laboratory testing samples collected from the City of Peabody indicate no evidence of bacteriological contamination and all other conditions that placed the system at risk of contamination are deemed by KDHE officials to be resolved.  

For consumer questions, please contact the water system or you may call KDHE at 785-296-5514. For consumer information please visit KDHE’s PWS Consumer Information webpage: http://www.kdheks.gov/pws/emergencyresponse/water_disruption.htm