Boil water issue close to being resolved
The water supply in the city of Parsons is not affected.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) issued a boil water advisory for Public Wholesale Water Supply District No.
23, which includes a number of public water supplies, including Neosho County Rural Water District No.
KDHE officials issued the advisory because of high turbidity.
Rural Water District No.
The advisory will remain for the other districts and communities until flushing and testing can be done on their systems, which could take three to five days, a KDHE spokesman said Saturday.
Other districts impacted are Wilson Co. RWD No.
5, Neosho Co. RWD No.
Other cities included are Altoona, Buffalo, Fall River, Fredonia and the Coal Hollow Water Co. Customers should observe the following precautions in the districts and communities until further notice: — Boil water for one minute prior to drinking or food preparation, or use bottled water.
— Water used for bathing does not generally need to be boiled.