City-wide boil advisories being lifted around the ArkLaTex


MARSHALL, Texas (KTAL/KSHV) — Boil advisories that were issued following last week’s winter storms have been now been lifted for many cities around the ArkLaTex.

The Town of Haughton has lifted the boil advisory that was issued on Friday, Feb. 19.

The Louisiana Department of Health/Office of Public Health has rescinded the boil advisory issued by the Town of Vivian Water System on Wednesday, Feb. 17.

The City of Natchitoches’ Distribution System has lifted the boil advisory that was issued on Wednesday, Feb. 17. The Louisiana Department of Health collected a sample of water from the area this week and notified city officials on Thursday, Feb. 25 that the water was safe.

At this time, the boil advisory remains in effect until further notice for Waterworks District 1, Hwy 6 West, and the I-49 Corridor. Samples have been collected and officials are currently awaiting results.

According to the City of Marshall, the Public Works Department completed testing of its water safety. After compliance with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality testing procedures, the city-wide boil water notice was lifted and the water quality has been assured to be safe for consumption on Thursday, Feb. 25.

City officials also announced Thursday that the boil water advisory is no longer in effect for Grambling.

On Wednesday the city-wide boil advisory was also lifted for Bossier City.

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