Oakland Water Works boil order lifted
Published 3:03 pm Monday, December 21, 2009
NATCHEZ — The boil-water order for Oakland Water Works customers has been lifted, according to a news release from the Mississippi Department of Health.
MDH tests indicate the water is now safe to drink, the release said.
The order was issued Friday because of a loss in pressure in the water system, and MDH protocol considers every system that loses pressure to be contaminated until it tests clear of any dangerous bacteria.
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The order affected approximately 300 customers.