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UPDATE: LUS crews have found broken main

Boil water advisory issued
Posted at 10:13 AM, Jun 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-07 16:16:14-04

UPDATE: LUS crews have located the broken water main that caused a drop in pressure on the Northside this morning and issued has issued a boil water advisory for some areas.

The break is north of Louisiana near Interstate-10, a spokesman said. The break is being evaluated now, and repairs will being soon.


Earlier today, LUS crews were searching for a possible line break on the north side of the parish after reports of drops in water pressure near Pont de Mouton, Butcher Switch, Gloria Switch and St. Clair.

Because all the mains are underground, crews were trying to locate the break.

This is a developing story; as soon as we receive more information we will update this post.

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