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DEQ issues boil water order for Goose Bay Estates, Aspen Ridge Subdivision, Valley View Subdivision, and Shotgun Cherokee Subdivision — Island Park

July 5, 2023

Contact: Kelsey Carter, Drinking Water Analyst, Kelsey.Carter@deq.idaho.gov.

ISLAND PARK — The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is issuing a boil water order for Goose Bay Estates, Aspen Ridge Subdivision, Valley View Subdivision, and Shotgun Cherokee Subdivision in Island Park, Idaho.

DEQ found E. coli bacteria in the subdivisions’ water supplies during multiple on-site evaluations and sample collection events. These bacteria can make you sick and are especially a concern for people with weakened immune systems.

Until further notice from DEQ, residents and businesses connected to Goose Bay Estates, Aspen Ridge Subdivision, Valley View Subdivision, and Shotgun Cherokee Subdivision water systems are advised to boil their water for a minimum of one minute before consuming or use bottled water.

View the Boil Order for more details on what to do. For more information, contact the following:

Island Park Water Company
455 Constitution Way
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
(208) 521‐2369
water@ida.net

Kelsey Carter
Drinking Water Analyst
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality
900 N. Skyline, Ste. B
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
(208) 528‐2650
Kelsey.Carter@deq.idaho.gov

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