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Boil Advisory issued for Franklin Water System

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Courtesy MGN Online Courtesy MGN Online

The Franklin Water System says they have experienced problems with their water supply system causing a boil advisory to be issued.

The water system says that because of the issues, the water produced by the water supply system is of questionable microbiological quality.

As a precaution, the Water System is issuing a boil advisory, effective immediately. It will remain in effect until rescinded by the Franklin Water System.

 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 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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