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Boil orders and advisories in the ArkLaTex

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Following is a list of current boil advisories in the ArkLaTex. It is updated as information is provided to KSLA News 12 by the local water systems or city/town officials. Be sure to bookmark this page and check back for updates.

Wednesday, May 24

Eagle Water LLC has rescinded a boil advisory issued May 20 for customers of Linda Lane Water System in Blanchard. The advisory was put in place due to a temporary power outage.

Friday, May 19

A boil advisory has been rescinded for all water customers of Village Water System affected by the boil advisory issued on Wednesday. It impacted customers on Goodwill Road and at Goodwill Road at U.S. Highway 80 to 9960 Hwy. 80, only the north side of Hwy. 80, even numbered addresses, to St. James Church Road, including Barbecue Road and 9961 Highway 80. 

A boil order has been rescinded for all water customers in DeKalb, Texas effective immediately, following a water line break May 17. City officials said there is NO CONTAMINATION in the water and it is safe for all uses, to include drinking.

Tuesday, May 16

The boil advisory for the Bistineau Water System for customers in Bienville Parish has been rescinded. Test samples sent to the Louisiana Department of Health have been determined safe for consumption.

Tuesday, May 9

Bistineau Water System has issued a boil advisory for all of its customers in Bienville Parish. The water line has been repaired and the advisory is being issued as a precaution. The system will rescind the notice upon notification from the Louisiana health department.

Monday, May 8

A boil advisory has been issued for all customers of Blocker Water System in Sarepta, La. Representatives say the three-day boil advisory was instituted after a construction crew busted the main water line.?

TIPS FOR BOILING WATER

It is recommended that all consumers disinfect their water before consuming it (including fountain drinks), making ice, brushing teeth or using it for food preparation or rinsing of foods by the following means:

Boil water for one (1) full minute in a clean container. The minute starts after the water has been brought to a rolling boil. (The flat taste can be eliminated by shaking the water in a clean bottle, pouring it from one clean container to another or by adding a pinch of salt to each quart of water that is boiled).

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