Savannah placed under boil advisory

A boil advisory has been issued for Savannah residents.

Posted: Aug 1, 2018 6:15 PM
Updated: Aug 2, 2018 8:23 AM

(SAVANNAH, Mo.)- A boil advisory has been issued for Savannah.

According to city administrator Bruce Lundy, the advisory is for all Savannah residents and all people who receive water from the city.

The advisory will be in effect for three days, Lundy said.

City officials said a contractor hit a Savannah water line Wednesday and crews are working to repair it.

A boil advisory is a precautionary measure to alert customers there is a potential for comprised water quality. It is recommended that customers boil all water used in preparation of food and beverage for consumption for approximately 2 minutes.

A boil order is a confirmation of contamination in the system and boiling is essential to ensure the safety of the consumer.

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