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Town of Homer issues boil advisory

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HOMER, La. (KTBS) -

A boil advisory has been issued for the town of Homer, Louisiana.

Town officials say there are issues with the water supply system's microbiological quality.

The advisory will remain in effect until rescinded by the water system.

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.)

Upon notification from the Office of Public Heath's State Regional Laboratory that the samples collected from our water supply have been found safe, the State Health Department will notify the water supply of the sample results.

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