Thousands impacted by boil water alerts

Posted on AllSides December 8th, 2023
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E. coli concerns have prompted two large boil water alerts in two separate counties.The Mississippi State Department of Health issued a notice strongly recommending people in Lafayette County to boil their water. The alert impacts 25,000 connections.Nearly 1,000 people are being impacted by a boil water notice in Franklin County.The health department said sampling showed the presence of E. coli bacteria.Officials said 828 connections with the Sixtown Water Association connections are affected by the notice.Both alerts were issued Thursday, and the health department said the precaution will last at least...

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