Update: This boil water alert has been lifted.
Officials with the Town of Ethel Water Association have issued a Boil Water Alert for their water system.
The alert applies to customers that live in the Town of Ethel.
The Boil Water Alert was issued because an area of the water system lost pressure. Any system that has lost pressure is considered to be contaminated until test of the water proves otherwise.
As soon as pressure is restored to the affected area, water system officials will being collecting water samples for testing. When pressure is restored, officials recommend that consumers vigorously boil water for at least two minutes.
The water system will be notified when tests reveal that the water is safe to drink.