County residents under boil ordinance until further notice
County residents under boil ordinance until further notice.
Central Shoshone County Water District is under a drinking water advisory until further notice following depressurization of the water system caused by a water main break that occurred sometime on the evening of Thursday, April 18.
Consumers are asked to drink bottled water or boil their water to a rolling boil for at least one minute before consumption.
The Enaville Service Area, Pinehurst Water District, Cataldo Water District, Kingston Water District and East Shoshone County Water District (Wallace, Mullan, and Burke) are not affected by the break and are not under advisory.
You may want to seek medical attention If you experience symptoms such as nausea, cramps, diarrhea, and associated headaches if you have a severely compromised immune system, have an infant, are pregnant are elderly, or are at any increased risk for illness.
Repairs are expected to be completed by early Thursday evening.
Updates will be available on KWAL 620 AM radio, the Shoshone News-Press website, and KHQ TV news.
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Phone call should be directed to the central Shoshone County Water District office at 208-786-9141, or to the Department of Environmental Quality at 208-769-1422.
Heavy call volumes should be expected.