Approx. 1,000 Hinds Co. customers under boil water notice
HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT) - Approximately 1,000 customers in Hinds County are under a boil water notice.
On Monday, the Mt. Olive Water Association issued a boil water alert for customers after line breaks caused a systemwide loss in water pressure.
The notice includes many customers in the Bolton area.
“When a distribution system loses pressure, contaminants can siphon back into the water. Public health officials consider any system that loses pressure contaminated until tests prove otherwise,” according to a notice found on the Mississippi Department of Health’s website.
Customers are urged to bring their water to a rolling boil for at least one minute before using it for drinking, brushing their teeth, or cooking.
Customers will be notified when the boil notice is lifted.
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