Boil water advisory still in effect for Algiers, part of Belle Chasse
In Belle Chasse, Plaquemines Parish said a boil advisory has been issued for the following streets near the Woodland Bridge: Keating Drive Jarrell Drive Woodland Highway The Sewerage & Water Board issued the precautionary advisory at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday after the utility’s water system on the West Bank saw "a sudden drop in water pressure" around 1:40 p.m.
Typically, testing takes about 24 hours for state lab results to determine whether any bacteria contaminated the the water during low pressure and, if not, a boil advisory can be lifted.
S&WB said the drop in water pressure was because of a break in a 30-inch water main in Algiers near Wall Boulevard and Flanders Street.
Wash fruits and vegetables with bottled or boiled water.
Make new ice with bottled or boiled water.
To be safe, give your pets bottled or boiled water.
Be careful bathing If you’re a healthy adult, you can bathe or shower with tap water.
Use hand sanitizer after washing hands.
Take care cleaning Wash countertops and tables with boiled water.
Wash dishes by hand as usual.