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Boil advisories in Acadiana due to winter weather

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Posted at 10:40 AM, Feb 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-01 14:30:21-05

Below is a list of boil water advisories announced for Acadiana following winter weather. This list will be updated as more advisories are announced or rescinded.

Acadia Parish

The Village of Morse is under a boil water advisory until further notice. Mayor Ray Richard says the advisory is due to a busted pipe at the water system. The entire village is affected by the boil advisory

UPDATE 3/1/21 -Customers of the Egan Water Corporation #1 says that customers on the Northside are no longer under a boil water advisory.

UPDATE 3/1/21 - Customers of Egan Water Corporation #2 on the Southside will remain under a boil advisory until further notice.

On Tuesday, the Bayou Des Cannes Water System at 3864 George Soileau Road in Basile issued a boil water advisory until further notice.

On Tuesday, the Village of Esterwood announced a boil advisory in effect until further notice.

On Tuesday, the Louisiana Water Company (LAWCO) asked customers to conserve water and also issued a boil advisory for its entire system, which serves Crowley, DeQuincy, Eunice, New Iberia and Loreauville. To read more click here.
UPDATE: The order for EUNICE has been LIFTED as of Sunday, February 21, 2021.

The boil order for the South Rayne Water Corporation has been lifted as of Wednesday, February 24, 2021.

Evangeline Parish

UPDATE 2/25/21 - City of Ville Platte - Mayor Jennifer Vidrine advised that the water boil advisory resulting from last week’s inclement weather has been lifted.

UPDATE: 2/23/21 - The boil advisory has been lifted for all East Side Water Customers. The water is now safe for consumption.

UPDATE: 2/24/21 - The boil advisory issued for the Village of Turkey Creek Water System has been lifted. Water is now safe to consume.

The Mamou Water System is under a boil advisory until further notice. The system has lost pressure due to the rolling blackouts, which were ordered because of the storm. UPDATE: As of 2/25/2021, the boil advisory for Mamou has been lifted.

UPDATE: As of 2/23/2021, the Louisiana Department of Health/Office of Public Health, hereby rescinds the BOIL ADVISORY issued by the Bayou Des Channes Water System

Evangeline Parish Water District #1 in Pine Prairie is issuing a boil water advisory.

UPDATE 2/23/2021: The Evangeline Parish 911/ Office of Emergency Preparedeness announced that Basile's Boil Advisory has been lifted with clean tests results, according to Mayor Mark Denette.

Jeff Davis Parish

As of 3:15 pm on February 25, 2021,the boil water advisory is lifted for Town of Lake Arthur

As of 2/25/2021, the boil advisory for Jeff Davis Central Waterworks, who's customers are North of I-10 in the towns of Iowa, Welsh & Roanoke has been lifted. The water is safe to drink.

Iberia Parish

Update 2/25/21 - Waterworks District #3 (Coteau) is no longer under a Boil Water Advisory. Although the plant operations have stabilized, water demand is still higher than normal. Water officials suggest customers continue inspections of their properties for leaks, starting from the meter to the farthest point.

The Bayou Teche water works will turn ON water today Thursday February 18 from 6:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.. Water will be turned OFF at 10:00 P.M. and will be turned ON at 6:00 A.M Friday February 19. If water usage is not excessive on Friday February 19 and the system can keep up with demand the water will remain on. The management of the Bayou Teche water works has requested that water be used for only essential purposes until further notice. If you have a leak on your lines you are requested to turn off your water until that leak is repaired. Water that is registered through your meter will be billed at standard rates. If the demand exceeds plant and storage tank capacity on Friday February 19 the water will be turned OFF again.

THE BOIL WATER ADVISORY ISSUED THE BAYOU TECHE WATER WORKS IS STILL IN EFFECT AND WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

The Bayou Teche water works serves an area between St. Martinville to New Iberia to the east to the Loureauville area.

Jeff Davis Parish

Jefferson Davis Central Waterworks has called a Boil Advisory for their entire district, in effect until further notice. Our district provides water to residents/businesses north of I-10, in the towns of Iowa, Welsh, Roanoke.

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Jeff Davis Water District #4 is now under a system wide Boil Order because of reduced pressure. They are asking customers to conserve water so we can get water levels back up.

Lafayette Parish

Lafayette Utilities System says that Residents and businesses in the areas north of I-10, south of Gendarme Road, west of Wilderness Trail and east of Janvier Road are still under a Boil Water Advisory. THIS BOIL ORDER WAS LIFTED ON 2/21/21

BOIL ODER LIFTED 2/23/21 - Water & Wastewater Utilities issued a boil advisory for Le Triomphe Subdivsion. This is due to low water pressure.

Lafayette Parish Water Works District North’s Boil order was lifted February 22, 2021

St. Landry Parish

The City of Opelousas was placed under a system-wide boil advisory on Wednesday, February 17. Mayor Julius Alsandor says that the advisory was necessary due to low water levels. The City of Opelousas will be lowering pressure tonight, to try to avoid future issues. "We will cutting back on pressure tonight to help build our water reserves back up gradually to prevent further headaches," Mayor Julius Alsandor said. If residents experienced leaks, they were asked to call call 337-948-2555. Read more: With water levels low, Opelousas now under system-wide boil advisory UPDATE: This boil order has been lifted as of Sunday, February 21, 2021.

St. Landry Parish Waterworks District No. 2 Rural will be shutting off water at the plant intermittently in order to refill the storage tanks. Due to the freezing temperatures and broken pipes along the system, the system is experiencing lower pressure than normal. Customers are advised to boil water until further notice. UPDATE: This boil order as been lifted as of Sunday, February 21, 2021.

The Town of Melville has has lifted their boil water advisory as of February 24, 2021.

The Prairie Ronde Water System in Opelousas has has lifted their boil advisory on February 24, 2021.

Water Works District #3 in St Landry Parish has issued a boil advisory on Wednesday, February 18 to areas A B, C and D. Officials say water had to be shut off temporarily. To read more, click here.

On Tuesday, the Louisiana Water Company (LAWCO) asked customers to conserve water and also issued a boil advisory for its entire system, which serves Crowley, DeQuincy, Eunice, New Iberia and Loreauville. To read more click here.

The Cankton Water System has issued a boil advisory due to low pressure. The advisory is in effect until further notice. UPDATE: This boil order has been lifted as of Sunday, February 21, 2021.

The Town of Melville will not be shutting off water on Thursday, February 18. The information, according to city officials, was incorrectly reported.

The Town of Leonville has issued a boil water advisory on Thursday, February 18 for all water system customers until further notice. Read more here. UPDATE: This boil order as been rescinded as of Sunday, February 21, 2021.

On Tuesday February 23, the Savoy-Swords Water System, Inc. rescinded their Boil Advisory. Customers no longer need to boil their water.

Lawtell Water District #1 issued a boil advisory for customers on Thursday, February 18. UPDATE: The Lawtell Water District 1 Boil Advisory has been lifted as of Wednesday, Feb. 24.

Port Barre is under a boil advisory until further notice. Officials say that advisory is effective immediately and is due to the winter weather conditions. The advisory was issued on February 19, 2021. Read more here

UPDATE: 3/1/21 - the boil water advisory issued for the Town of Grand Coteau has been lifted.

Grand Prairie has issued a boil advisory on February 24, due to a burst pipe. Customers affected reside on the East side of Grand Prairie Elementary school. This advisory will be until further notice.

St. Martin Parish

The Henderson Nina Water System has issued a boil advisory due to low water pressure effective immediately. The advisory is in effect until further notice.

UPDATE 2/22: The Cecilia Water System says that pressure has been restored to the water supply system. On Wednesday, February 17, the system experienced low water pressure caused by excessive use of water during freezing temperatures. The boil advisory that was in effect until further notice has now been rescinded. Officials say that water is now safe for consumption.

St. Martin Water and Sewer Commission No. 1 is experiencing problems with water supply due to extreme weather conditions. A boil advisory has been issued for the Stephensville area. The boil order is in effect until further notice.

The Bayou Teche water works will turn ON water today Thursday February 18 from 6:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.. Water will be turned OFF at 10:00 P.M. and will be turned ON at 6:00 A.M Friday February 19. If water usage is not excessive on Friday February 19 and the system can keep up with demand the water will remain on. The management of the Bayou Teche water works has requested that water be used for only essential purposes until further notice. If you have a leak on your lines you are requested to turn off your water until that leak is repaired. Water that is registered through your meter will be billed at standard rates. If the demand exceeds plant and storage tank capacity on Friday February 19 the water will be turned OFF again.

THE BOIL WATER ADVISORY ISSUED THE BAYOU TECHE WATER WORKS IS STILL IN EFFECT AND WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

The Bayou Teche water works serves an area between St. Martinville to New Iberia to the east to the Loureauville area.

Cade Water Works District #3 has issued a Boil Advisory effective Thursday, February 18, until further notice. Officials say the advisory is necessary due to several busted lines in the system.

St. Mary Parish

UPDATE: 2/19 - The boil advisory has been lifted for the City of Morgan City.

Update 2/19/21 -Water issues have been resolved in the Town of Baldwin

2/19/21 9:20a.m. - Customers of the Franklin Water system may experience a decrease in water pressure throughout the day due to water main breaks on Main at Foster Street, Bigler Street, and Carl C Foulcard Drive. The City is asking residents to conserve water when possible until problems associated with the recent prolonged freezing temperatures are resolved. Please contact the Water Department until 12 p.m. at 337-828-6312 or after 12 p.m. contact the Franklin Police Department at 337-828-1716 to report ruptured water lines.

Vermilion Parish

Vermilion Parish Waterworks District #1 said on Wednesday that it is experiencing low pressure throughout the system. Currently WWD#1 is not under a boil advisory. They say they are working diligently to pressure the system back up.

Update 2/25/21 - The boil advisory for South East Water Works District #2 in Abbeville has been lifted.

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