Boil water advisory lifted in Assumption Parish

Residents in Assumption Parish reportedly do not need to continue boiling their water.
Published: Dec. 24, 2022 at 6:51 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 29, 2022 at 12:25 PM CST
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UPDATE

ASSUMPTION PARISH, La. (WAFB) - Residents in Assumption Parish reportedly do not need to continue boiling their water.

According to Assumption Parish Waterworks District No. 1, its parish-wide precautionary boil water advisory has been lifted.

The advisory was issued during the days of freezing temperatures due to low pressure in certain areas of the parish.

ORIGINAL

ASSUMPTION PARISH, La. (WAFB) - A precautionary boil water advisory is in place across Assumption Parish.

The announcement was made on Facebook by Assumption Parish Waterworks District No. 1.

Officials say the advisory was issued because of low pressure in certain areas of the parish.

“Everyone may not be affected, but for safety reasons, we will issue parish-wide. Bac-T samples will be pulled on Tuesday, December 27, 2022. We will not receive results until Wednesday, December 28, 2022. After favorable samples are obtained, we will release the Advisory. We have tried to do all we could to avoid this Advisory. Unfortunately, the system demand is too great. Please continue to conserve water as we are still facing freezing conditions.”

Officials said they will check samples on Tuesday.

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