Department of Utilities Notices

(Rescinded) LIMITED PRECAUTIONARY BOIL ADVISORY Briarwood Terrace Water System (PWS 1103079) - (Highlighted area on the map)

(RESCINDED 9.13.2022)
LIMITED PRECAUTIONARY BOIL ADVISORY

Briarwood Terrace Water System (PWS 1103079)
Department of Utilities customers west of Hwy 190 in Mandeville (Highlighted area on the map)

Map of those under a boil advisory

Today, September 13, 2022, the Department of Utilities has received results for the samples taken yesterday for the broken water main in the area of 190 and Hwy 22. LDH has confirmed that the water we provide is safe for consumption. Therefore, the precautionary boil advisory is rescinded.

Today, September 12, 2022, a 6” water main ruptured in Mandeville and water was turned off the make the repair. Out of an abundance of caution and in accordance with Louisiana Department of Health regulations, the customers listed above are under a precautionary Boil Advisory.

This BOIL ADVISORY is to remain in effect until rescinded by the Department of Utilities. It is recommended that all consumers disinfect their water before consuming it (including fountain drinks), making ice, brushing teeth, or using it for food preparation or rinsing of foods by the following means:

Boil water for one (1) full minute in a clean container.  The one minute starts after the water has been brought to a rolling boil.  (The flat taste can be eliminated by shaking the water in a clean bottle, pouring it from one clean container to another, or by adding a small pinch of salt to each quart of water that is boiled.)

Again, please be sure to disinfect your own water prior to consumption until you have been advised otherwise.

The Department of Utilities will rescind this BOIL ADVISORY upon notification from the Louisiana Department of Health that additional water samples collected from our system have shown the water to be safe.  

Customers affected by this advisory will be advised when it is rescinded with signs placed in the area and an automated phone call.

If you have any questions, please call the Department of Utilities at (985) 276-6400.

You can also visit www.stpgov.org for updates and to sign up for text alerts.

 

Information:

  • Date of Notice: September 12, 2022
  • Water System: Briarwood Terrace Water System (PWS 1103079)
  • Type of Notice: Limited Precautionary Boil Advisory
  • Listed Addresses (Limited Precautionary Advisories Only): Department of Utilities customers west of Hwy 190 in Mandeville (Highlighted area on the map)
  • Boil Advisory Status: Rescinded
  • Date Notice Rescinded: September 13, 2022

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