600 connections affected by boil water notice in Byram

600 connections affected by boil water notice in Byram
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BYRAM, MS (WLBT) - 600 connections are affected by a boil water notice in Byram due to the recent loss in water pressure from a water main repair.

The City of Jackson Water/Sewer Utilities Division has issued a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice for the entire Lake Dockery subdivision in Byram.

This is a precautionary advisory. This notice does not mean that your water is unsafe, but it does mean that you must take precaution and boil your water before use. All customers are advised to boil their drinking water until adequate pressure is restored to the system.

The city advises that water should be brought to a rolling boil for one minute for the following: cooking or baking, making ice cubes, taking medication, brushing teeth, washing food, mixing baby formula or food, mixing juices or drinks feeding pets, washing dishes and all other consumption.

For more information, customers may call 601-960-2723 during business hours or 601-960-1778 (or 601-960-1875) after 4:00 p.m. and on weekends

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