Marcus issues boil advisory

by Ian Richardson, originally posted on June 30, 2016


MARCUS, Iowa | The city of Marcus was placed under a boil advisory late Thursday morning after a water main break prompted city officials to turn off the system while fixing it.

Due to the potential for bacterial contamination, city officials recommend residents boil water before using it for drinking or cooking.

The city plans to collect bacterial samples for testing. Officials are working with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to resolve the situation.

Residents will be notified when the advisory has been lifte

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