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UPDATE: Repairs complete to broken water pipe in Opelousas

boil water advisory in effect
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Posted at 1:10 PM, Nov 11, 2021

UPDATE (11/11): Repairs are complete to the broken water line in Opelousas, officials say. A boil water advisory is now in effect until further notice.

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Water is off for some residents in the Opelousas area and will be off for the next few hours.

Mayor Julius Alsandor tells KATC there was a leak caused by a broken pipe, leading to the shutoff. Water is off in the Industrial Park area in northwest Opelousas, off Hwy 3043.

City crews are currently working to repair the leak.

A boil water advisory will be in effect until further notice once the water has been turned back on, the mayor says.

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