ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Check here for updates on active and lifted boil advisories:
Due to a water main break, all Colfax water customers are without water until repairs are made. Crews are on-site repairing the leak. Once service is restored, all customers will be under a boil advisory until further notice.
EMC Water System for customers on Durand Road in Elmer
Town of Colfax - Hud Loop and Hud Loop Extension
3600 and 3700 blocks of 14th Street in Alexandria
Rapides Island Water is conducting a system flushing from Oct. 7 - Oct. 10. Customers are advised to set aside water for drinking & 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.
City of Leesville water customers: Berry, Miller, Belview, Ida, Ellis, Mayo, Walker, Powell, Kimberly, Herring St., Belview Lane, Crosby Loop and Rabbit Run Drive
Central Grant Water 1047 Landfill Rd. Dry Prong, La. 71423 has a main water leak on Slayter Nichols Rd. and surrounding areas are under boils advisory until further notice: Slayter Nichols Rd., Swafford Rd., Lake Rd., Pin Oak Rd., & Peg Dees Rd.
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.