Village of Mermentau issues boil advisory

Originally posted on August 01, 2016


MERMENTAU, La. (KLFY)– The village of Mermentau has issued an immediate boil advisory for the Mermentau water system authorities say.

According to a news release, the village of Mermentau is issuing a system wide boil advisory as a precaution for making repairs to the system.

The boil advisory will remain in effect until further notice.

It is recommended that all customers disinfect their water before consuming it, including fountain drinks, making ice, brushing teeth or using it for food preparation.

Authorities recommend boiling water for one full minute in a clean container (The one-minute starts after the water have been brought to a full rolling boil.)

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