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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 water systems and city/town officials. Be sure to bookmark this page and check back for updates.

Tuesday, April 17

  • Mayor Hoof from Cullen, LA says they had a chlorine sensor go out and they won't be able to replace it until Wednesday afternoon. Until then they have issued a boil advisory for everyone in Cullen. 
  • The City of Bossier City has lifted its boil advisory. The advisory was issued for people along Barksdale Blvd. between Beverly St. and Mason Dr. 
    • Tests on water samples came back negative for contaminants on Tuesday. 

Tuesday, April 10

  • Meadowwods Water System in Keithville has lifted its boil advisory.
  • Linda Lane Water System has lifted its boil advisory.

Saturday, April 7

  • Hosston-Myra Water System has issued a boil advisory following a pump failure.

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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