Precautionary Boil Water Advisory in effect for the City of Walker

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WALKER, La. (BRPROUD) – A Precautionary Boil Water Advisory is in effect for one part of Livingston Parish.

The City of Walker Water Supply issued this statement below for residents in the highlighted areas below:

The City of Walker Water Supply issued a precautionary BOIL ADVISORY affecting the area
of Carol Ave. from Mayer St. to North Corbin and North Corbin from Carol Ave. moving
north to Coldwater Dr. This includes Coldwater Drive and all adjacent roads off of North
Corbin and Carol Ave. in the affected area.

At present, the water in the distribution system (maybe) subject to bacteriological contamination,
which may cause a number of waterborne diseases and/or general gastrointestinal distress.
Customers in the affected area are encouraged to treat all water for drinking or culinary
purposes by boiling water for one (1) 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 bottle or pouring it from one container to another, or

Water samples will be collected and tested by Louisiana Office of Public Health Laboratory once
repairs have been completed. This BOIL ADVISARY is to remain in effect until rescinded by
Louisiana Department of Health and the City of Walker Water Department.

We appreciate your patience and understanding while our water supply personnel are
work diligently to restore the system to normal operation as quickly as possible. It is our
top priority that The City of Walker supply quality safe drinking water to all.

For additional information, contact Wendy Montalbano, Water Operations Supervisor for the
City of Walker, at telephone number 225-665-4356

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