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Cecilia boil order rescinded

Posted at 10:00 AM, Mar 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-08 15:40:05-05

UPDATE: The Cecilia Water Corporation has rescinded its boil water advisory.

Water samples collected by the Louisiana Department of Health – Office of Public Health have been negative for coliform bacteria. Therefore the boil advisory released as a precautionary measure is now rescinded.

The water is safe for consumption, according to officials.


POSTED: March 6, 2019

The Cecilia Water Corporation has issued a boil order for some residents of Grand Anse Highway.

A water main broke, and it is being repaired now, a spokeswoman said. The residents should have water service restored today, she said.

After water is restored, residents from 1502 Grand Anse Highway to 1943 Grand Anse Highway will be under a boil order.

Residents must boil water from the system for one full minute before consuming the water, cooking with it, or using it to brush their teeth.

The boil order will be in effect until further notice.