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Aug 31, 2012 9:03 AM by Ian Auzenne

DHH Issues Boil Advisory List

The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a comprehensive list of water systems that are under boil advisories following Hurricane Isaac.  Here is a list of boil orders in Acadiana Parishes.

Parish: Acadia
    * Town of Church Point Water System

Parish: Allen
    * East Allen Parish Water Works
    * West Allen Parish Water System
    * South Oakdale Water System
    * Town of Oberlin Water System
    * Town of Elizabeth Water System

Parish: Calcasieu
    * South Park Trailer Park Water System
    * Lake Charles Polymer Plant Water System
    * ConocoPhillips Water System

Parish: Cameron
    * Cameron Parish Waterworks District No 9
    * Cameron Par Waterworks District No 2

Parish: Evangeline
    * Pine Prairie Correctional Facility Water System

Parish: Iberia
    * Rip Van Winkle Gardens

Parish: Pointe Coupee
    * Torbert-Frisco Waterworks
    * Alma Plantation, Ltd
    * Sherburne Wildlife Mgmt. Area Water System

Parish: Rapides
    * Valentine Lake North Recreation Area
    * Kincaid Lake Recreation Area

Parish: St. Landry
    * Walmart Distribution Water System

Parish: St. Martin
    * Butte Larose Rest Stop Water System

Parish: Vermilion
    * Global Maritime Solutions Water LLC

State health officials say customers of a water system that is under a boil advisory should disinfect water prior to drinking it, cooking with it, brushing teeth or preparing food by boiling the water for one full minute in a clean container. The one-minute boil time begins after the water has been brought to a rolling boil.

A PDF file listing all of the boil advisories is available.  Click here to access it.


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