UPDATE: Boil water alert lifted for Oxford

A broken water line has prompted the city of Oxford to issue a boil water alert. This does not include Ole Miss.

Posted: Feb. 9, 2018 5:55 PM
Updated: Feb. 11, 2018 5:53 PM

UPDATE: According to the City of Oxford the boil water notice has been lifted. 

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OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - A broken water line has prompted the city of Oxford to issue a precautionary boil water alert.

This does not include the University of Mississippi.

City officials say a water line break near Highway 6 led to the alert.

Results from water testing by the state are not expected back until Tuesday.

Until then, people are advised to boil water for one minute before using it for drinking, cooking, brushing teeth, washing dishes or fruits and vegetables.

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