Boil water advisory has been lifted in Roseland, La.

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ROSELAND, La. (BRPROUD) —

UPDATE:

The Town of Roseland provided this update about the boil water advisory:

As of Friday , June 19,  at 9:30am  this morning , the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Public Health’s investigations of  the town’s water system has been completed and has deemed it safe for use once again  by the community.  Mayor Wanda McCoy has lifted the boil order. “ I would like to thank our citizens for your patience and cooperation in this matter,” she said. “It is always better to err on the side of caution and have these things checked thoroughly to insure the safety of our community.” Due to the necessity for repairs with the water supply system, as a precaution Mayor Wanda McCoy had issued  a boil water advisory last Tuesday for the town. Town repair crews worked diligently to repair the system and tried to assess, locate problem areas before they arise . This was the third such incident ever for Roseland. Mayor McCoy also expressed her gratitude for the professionalism and expediency of the staff of the Office of Public Health in their assurance of the safety of the town’s water system.  

ORIGINAL:

Mayor Wanda McCoy has issued a boil water advisory for the Town of Roseland, La. effective immediately.

The boil order has been issued as a precaution until repairs are made to the city water supply system.

The city released the following statement regarding the boil water advisory:

“Until this order is rescinded, citizens are advised to boil water for at least 1 minute and allow the water to come to a rolling boil . It is recommended to disinfect water before consuming water, brushing teeth and washing and using in food preparation. The town will update citizens when the boil order will be lifted upon notification of the completion the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Public Health’s investigations of  the town’s water system, The water will be deemed safe to use once it  has been demonstrated the system to be safe and clear for the community by the State. However , as of Tuesday, June 16th , the boil order will  remain in place until the State has notified the town of its suitability to use.  This boil order will remain in effect until further notice.”  

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