ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Check here for updates on active and lifted boil advisories:
Gardner Community Water Association: Hwy 121 between Valentine Lake Road and Nichols Road.
EMC Water System in Elmer: 213 Elmer Road to Hwy 112, Hwy 112, Twin Bridges Road, Hwy 1199, Terrell Cut off Rd, Todd Rd, Mayo Rd, Durand Rd, Turnage Rd, Buck Terrell Rd, Buckhorn Rd, Upper Part of Melder Road and all small roads off these roads.
Hwy 112 between Twin Bridges Road and Harper Road
Village of Forest Hill (Hwy 112 and all adjoining roads from east of Paul Cemetary Road going east to the end of the water system.)
Southwest Avoyelles Water System - due to water main repairs.
Recently LIFTED advisories:
Alexandria: 300 block of Mark Street
Gardner Community Water: St. Clair between Dewil Cemetery Road and Hwy 28 West.
The Town of Montgomery
FLUSHING NOTICE: Rapides Island Water will conduct its semi-annual flushing of its water mains Oct 2 - Oct 6
(During this time, customers may notice a temporary discoloration of their water and fluctuations in water pressure. Customers are advised to set aside water for drinking and cooking purposes. After the mains have been flushed, customers should check their water for clarity before use. If necessary, customers should run their cold water for a few minutes. It is also recommended to run a cold water cycle, without clothes, through your washing machine. If you have any questions, please call Rapides Island Water at 318-793-4812.)
Rapides Parish: The Intersection of Hwy 165 North (Monroe Hwy) and LA 623 (Paradise Rd) to 1016 Paradise Rd. This will also include side roads Georgia and Germaine, Hermon Ln; Lemons Ln and Chandler Drive.
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 ice makers (make three batches of ice and discard)
Run water softeners through a regeneration cycle
Run water coolers with direct water connections for five minutes.