East Side Water System customers in Ville Platte are under a boil advisory until further notice.
Consumers must disinfect their water before consuming it, making ice, brushing teeth, watering animals or using it for food preparation or rinsing of foods.
To do so, 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.