City of Lott issues boil water notice

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LOTT, Texas (KWTX) Wednesday morning the City of Lott and the water department issued the following boil water order:

"Due to a waterline breakage/rupture, we are notifying all Lott water customers to BOIL THEIR WATER PRIOR TO HUMAN CONSUMPTION UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE."

To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for drinking, cooking and ice-making should be boiled and cooled prior to human consumption.

The water should be brought to a vigorous rolling boil and then continued boiling for two (2) minutes.

Officials told News 10 that the leak has been repaired and the system is being pressured back up.

The Boil Water Order should be lifted by Thursday afternoon.