Boil water advisory issued for South Point

Published 9:08 am Friday, June 4, 2010

SOUTH POINT — Due to a water line break today, the South Point Water Department has issued a boil water advisory for residents on the following streets: Sixth, Seventh, Ninth, 10th, 11th, Linden, Auburn, Nelson, Park, Center, Margaret, Dean, Keith, Shannon, Washington, High, Alma and Fairview.

Residents on these streets are asked to vigorously boil, for at lease one minute, any water used for drinking (including water used to make ice), cooking or oral hygiene.

The South Point Water Department has no evidence at this time that the water system is contaminated. The possibility does exist however and is issuing this advisory as a precaution.

If no further notice is given after Wed., June 9th, then the samples are normal and the water is safe.