UPDATE: Boil water alert lifted for Punkin Water

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Some customers of the Punkin Water Association were under a boil water notice.

Posted: Mar. 8, 2019 3:17 PM
Updated: Mar. 12, 2019 11:14 AM

Update 03/12/19 

This alert was lifted on March 12 by the Mississippi State Department of Health. 

Original post below

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - Some customers of the Punkin Water Association are under a boil water notice.

The notice was issued on Thursday, March 7.

This affects approximately 75 customers on County Road 415 who are served by the Punkin Water Association #1 in Lafayette County.

According to the Mississippi State Department of Health, a construction crew bored through a water line, causing a loss in pressure.

Those affected are recommended to boil their water for one minute before consuming.

MORE: Checklist for safe water use

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