Boil Advisory issued for South Bossier, following early-morning water main rupture

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BOSSIER CITY, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The City of Bossier City has issued a boil advisory for an area in South Bossier within Bossier City’s water distribution system.  

The advisory is issued after a 12-inch watermain serving the South Gate ruptured early Tuesday morning. Bossier City crews responded, isolated and started repairs. Currently, only one home in the area remains without water, but repairs are expected to be complete by 8 p.m. Tuesday.

The advisory includes residential and commercial customers south of Louisiana Highway 511 (Jimmie Davis Hwy.) west of US Highway 71 (Barksdale Blvd.) south and along and south of Robert E. Lee Boulevard east of US Highway 71 south to Sligo Road.  

Area in south Bossier under Boil Advisory (Map courtesy City of Bossier)

The advisory is a precautionary measure and recommends that those in the affected area boil their water for one minute before consuming it until the advisory is rescinded. The advisory applies only to water used for consumption. Again, the advisory is a precautionary measure and not a boil order.  The City will notify customers when the advisory is lifted.

ORIGINAL STORY:

BOSSIER CITY, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Repair crews are on the scene of a large water main break in Bossier City.

The City of Bossier City is reporting that the break happened around Robert E. Lee Boulevard and is causing low water pressure in the area. Crews are currently working to repair the break.

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