Precautionary boil water advisory in effect for parts of Boone County
Boone County Consolidated Water has issued a precautionary boil water advisory through noon Tuesday for parts of Boone County.
The notice applies to Consolidated Water customers living between Highway 124 on the north, Benedict Road east of Perche Creek on the west, Dripping Springs Road to Old No.
7 on the south and Old No.
7 on the east.
The advisory, which has been in effect since Sunday, came after low water pressure and a leak in the water main were detected.
Residents living in the specified areas are instructed to boil water for at least three minutes and allow it to cool before drinking.
Customers are also instructed to use boiled water mixed with a small amount of bleach to disinfect dishes.
They also should avoid consuming ice from automatic ice makers.
Water used for bathing and other hygiene purposes does not require boiling, but parents should supervise their children to make sure no water is ingested.