Boil water notice inconveniences Starkville residents, businesses

Aug. 22, 2019

Posted: Aug 22, 2019 5:53 PM
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 10:46 AM

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main water pipe now has thousands of people taking extra precaution when using their tap water.. wtvas nicole dantzler joins us live in starkville with how the boil water notice continues to affect businesses, people and local residents.. its one day after the main water pipe broke in starkville. and with this boil water notice.. residents and business owners have to take extra steps to do their daily routines.. "we did lose the evening sales and that hurts, we still have overhead. but we did what we needed to do to keep everyone safe and from contaminating anyone." robin fant- owner of bulldog burger rt-0:00-0:09 bulldog burger owner robin fant said he had to close down his restaurant last night because of the main water break.. but he went into thursday morning with a plan.. the employees turned off the soft drink machine, bought bottled beverages to serve to customers and raised the chlorine level in the sink to kill any bacteria.. "it does cost more money but it keeps us open and our guests happy." (nats) before starkville issued a boil water notice thursday morning, some residents had to go without water for several hours. "we couldn't cook dinner last night like we planned." april pierce, an m-s-u student who lives a few feet away from the main water break, said this was not how she wanted to start her first week of classes.. "it's already hectic you know. and so when you come home you expect to be able to settle down, start for the second day of school and that didn't agree with your work flow day, you know." the boil water notice is in effect until saturday night,, until then crews sent water samples to jackson for testing. live in starkville nicole dantzler wtva nine news. hot today - but not as hot as it has
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