Department of Utilities Notices

(RESCINDED) PRECAUTIONARY BOIL ADVISORY: Meadow Lake Water System (PWS 1103146)

Rescinded 11.16.2022
PRECAUTIONARY BOIL ADVISORY

Meadow Lake Water System (PWS 1103146)

 

Today, November 16, 2022, the Department of Utilities received confirmation from the Louisiana Department of Health that the water we provide you is safe for consumption. Therefore, the Precautionary Boil Advisory for Meadow Lake Water System is rescinded.


Today, November 14, 2022, water pressure was lost in the Meadow Lake Water System due to a power outage. Out of an abundance of caution and in accordance with Louisiana Department of Health regulations, the entire Meadow Lake Water System is under a precautionary boil water 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This BOIL ADVISORY is to remain in effect until rescinded by the Department of Utilities.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Customers affected by this advisory will be advised when it is rescinded by signs placed in the area, post on the parish website, social media, and an automated phone call.  

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

Information:

  • Date of Notice: November 14, 2022
  • Water System: Meadow Lake Water System (PWS 1103146)
  • Type of Notice: Precautionary Boil Advisory
  • Boil Advisory Status: Rescinded
  • Date Notice Rescinded: November 16, 2022

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