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Town of Myrtle issues boil water alert

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A boil water notice has been issued for some people in Union County.

Posted: Mar 13, 2019 2:20 PM

MYRTLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A boil water notice has been issued for some people in Union County. 

The alert was issued on Tuesday, March 12, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health.

The notice affects approximately 1,908 customers who are served by the town of Myrtle.

The alert was issued after heavy flooding caused one or more lines to break, causing a loss of pressure.

People who are affected are urged to boil their water for one minute before consuming.

MORE: Checklist for safe water use 

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