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Boil water advisory issued after water main break in Boone County

A sink drips water.
A sink drips water.


Some residents southeast of Ashland are under a precautionary boil water advisory.

Consolidated Public Water Supply District No. 1 issued the advisory Friday due to a leak in a water main and low water pressure.

According to a press release, the water main break happened at Westbrook Drive.

The boil advisory started at 10:30 a.m. and is expected to last until 12 p.m. Tuesday.

According to the release, the advisory area includes Westbrook Drive, Lloyd Hudson Road, Dusenberry Drive, North Shore, South Shore, Demarco Road, Mo River View Drive, Claysville Road, Talley Road,and Callaway County Roads 394, 395 and 399.

Officials recommend customers in the affected area boil water for three minutes before using it. Officials say people should use only boiled water for drinking and brushing teeth, among other things.

Officials urge people not to use ice from an automatic icemaker or any ice made with water that hasn't been boiled.

Anyone with questions can call the water district at 573-449-0324.

Katie Greathouse

Katie Greathouse is the assistant news director for ABC 17 News.


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