Louisiana orders chlorine burn for Benton-based water system

The brain-eating amoeba has NOT been found in CBB Water, which serves areas around lakes by Cypress and Black bayous

Louisiana orders chlorine burn for Benton-based water system
CBB Water says its water is safe to drink. But during the burn, the water will have the strong smell and taste of chlorine.

BOSSIER PARISH, LA (KSLA) - Benton-based CBB Water must immediately conduct a 60-day chlorine burn of its system, Louisiana health officials say.

The amoeba has NOT been found in the CBB system, which provides water to residents around the lakes by Cypress and Black Bayou in Bossier Parish.

Bossier City provides CBB with treated water for distribution.

CBB Water says its water is safe to drink.

But during the burn, the water will have the strong smell and taste of chlorine.

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