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Boil orders and advisories in the ArkLaTex

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Following is a list of current boil advisories in the ArkLaTex. It is updated as information is provided to KSLA News 12 by water systems and city/town officials. Be sure to bookmark this page and check back for updates.

Saturday, June 23

  • A boil advisory has been issued for customers of The Coushatta Water System due to a water main breakage. This order is effective immediately.  
  • The boil advisory for a small area in Bossier City has been rescinded. Customers along and adjacent to Debra and James streets were impacted by this order. Water pressure fell due to a problem with utility construction. The water pressure has since been restored. 

Wednesday, June 20

  • Pine Hill Water System in Claiborne Parish has issued a boil advisory. The water is "of questionable microbiological quality" because of problems with the system, according to a statement announcing the advisory. 
  • A boil order has been issued for customers of the City of Natchitoches water system because samples collected June 18 and June 19 showed the presence of total coliform, or E.coli.

Monday, June 18

  • The boil advisory for parts of north Shreveport was lifted June 18. This applies to the area north of Interstate 220, west of Grimmett Drive, east of Hilry Huckaby Drive and north and east of Cross Lake. The advisory had been in place since June 14 after multiple pipeline breaks caused water loss and severely low water pressure in the area.

Thursday, June 14

A boil notice has been issued for Lake Shreve Estates Water System until further notice. The boil notice is in effect because of a water pump issue.

Tuesday, June 5

Springlake Mobile Home Park Water System in Blanchard has issued a boil advisory due to a power outage. The advisory is in effect until further notice.


TIPS FOR BOILING WATER

It is recommended that all consumers disinfect their water before consuming it (including fountain drinks), making ice, brushing teeth or using it for food preparation or rinsing of foods by the following means:

Boil water for one (1) full minute in a clean container. The minute starts after the water has been brought to a rolling boil. (The flat taste can be eliminated by shaking the water in a clean bottle, pouring it from one clean container to another or by adding a pinch of salt to each quart of water that is boiled).

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