Parts of Elton under boil advisory

Photo: MGN

The Town of Elton Water System has issued a boil advisory effective immediately for the areas of West of Mayor Marcantel, South of Main Street; Martin Luther King Street, Powell Road and Web Subdivision.

The boil advisory is to remain in effect until lifted by the water system. Officials recommend residents disinfect their water before consuming it (including fountain drinks) , making ice, brushing teeth, or using it for food preparation or rinsing of food by:

Officials recommend residents disinfect their water before consuming it (including fountain drinks) , making ice, brushing teeth, or using it for food preparation or rinsing of food by:

Boil water for one full minute in a clean container. the one 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 small pinch of salt to each quart of water that is boiled.)

 

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