Boil water advisory signs remain posted throughout the campground at Lakeport State Park in Burtchville Township on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. Officials with the Great Lakes Water Authority first reported the broken 120-inch transmission water main early Saturday .  Burtchville is the only community in St. Louis County.

Ongoing water issues in Burtchville Township may not bother visitors checking out nearby businesses and the local campground as residents headed into their fifth day under a boil water order Wednesday.

“We usually bring our own drinking water anyway, so it was fine for us,” said camper Judy Dennis, referring to the five two-gallon water jugs.

Visiting from Bloomfield Township, she was among the visitors staying at the Lakeport State Park campground, where unit supervisor Mark Sine said he didn’t expect the boil advisory still in effect for seven communities in four counties, including Burtchville, to hinder many registered. campers this coming weekend.

Although visitors have begun to taper off in the last days of summer, Sine said they are still seeing many people taking advantage of the M-25 campground with 150 sites occupied each day and 250 campsites and three cabins reaching capacity. on the weekend.

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