ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Check here for updates on active and lifted boil advisories:
Southwest Avoyelles: Residents of Southwest Avoyelles Water District are currently under a boil advisory due to a main water break.
Buckeye Water District (Starting at 635 HWY 115 going north to the intersection of Hwy 115 and Hwy 28 E. Then west on Hwy 28 E. to intersection of Hwy 28 and D. Newcomb Road. This includes all side roads: John Lawrence, E. O'Neal, Aycock, L. Alwell, Albert O'Neal, Stock Landing, J.V. Couvillion, D. Newcomb, Chevallier and Bethel Roads.)
Town of Montgomery (One of their water mains broke overnight. They are now in the process of getting their system pressure back up so that it will flush the system. In the meantime, customers are going to experience discolored water.)
Recently lifted advisories:
Town of Boyce
West Grant Water
Laurel Street - Alexandria
Pineridge Drive - Alexandria
Southeast Grant Water System (Just north of Pollock)
What to do once a boil advisory has lifted:
Run cold-water faucets for one minute
Run drinking water fountains for one minute
Flush automatic icemakers (make three batches of ice and discard)
Run water softeners through a regeneration cycle
Run water coolers with direct water connections for five minutes.