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Boil orders and advisories in the ArkLaTex

Posted: Updated: Feb 7, 2014 01:58 PM
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Below is a list of current boil advisories in the ArkLaTex. It will be updated as information is provided to us by the local water systems or city/town officials. Be sure to bookmark this page and check back for updates.

Friday, April 4, 2014:

The boil advisory has been lifted for the South DeSoto Water System.

Thursday, April 3, 2014:

The boil advisory has been lifted for customers of the Village Water System for areas extending from 1114 Princeton Road, from Venus Drive going East to Hwy 157 including Kent Drive, Church Street and Madden Lane and including Princeton Elementary School.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014:

A boil advisory has been issued for some parts of the Village Water System in Haughton. Specifically, this includes area on the north side of U.S. 80, 9226 Hwy. 80 headed east toward St. James Church Road including Bar-B-Que Road and St. James Church Road. Water will be turned off at 9 a.m. April 2 for maintenance of a water main.

Saturday, March 29, 2014:

South DeSoto Water System has issued a boil order to all water consumers due to heavy storm damage experienced March 28. The system is requesting all customers to conserve their water usage until all the damage can be located and repaired. There will be times when the system will shut down for repairs.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014:

A boil advisory has been issued for parts of the Village Water System, for areas extending from 671 Princeton Road to 945 Princeton Road in Haughton. The advisory has been issued as a precaution after the water was turned off to fix the leak and will be in effect until further notice. This advisory has been extended to include all of Princeton and Jester roads and Piney Drive.

 


 

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 one 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 or 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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