Boil alert for Auxvasse residents

3 years 7 months 5 days ago Wednesday, July 15 2015 Jul 15, 2015 Wednesday, July 15, 2015 2:28:00 PM CDT July 15, 2015 in News
By: Katie Pylipow and James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producers

AUXVASSE - The city of Auxvasse issued a boil water order Wednesday for some residents.

The city said water for affected areas would be turned off for approximately two hours.

The boil water order was set to be in effect until further notice from the city.

The affected areas are:

  • North Elm Street
  • North Mary Avenue
  • East Prairie Street
  • Morgan Street

For previous boil orders, residents were asked to:

  • Boil water for three minutes before using it for drinking or cooking
  • Disinfect dishes by immersing them for at least three minutes in clean tap water with one teaspoon of household bleach per gallon of water.
  • Dispose of ice cubes and remake with water that has been boiled.
  • The city said water for bathing did not need to be boiled.

Anyone with questions was asked to call Auxvasse City Hall at (573) 386-2227.

This is at least the sixth boil order for Auxvasse since April 20. 

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