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Boil water advisory set for New Hebron

JACKSON (AP) – State health officials have issued a boil-wateralert for nearly 890 residents of New Hebron in LawrenceCounty.

The alert affects residents who get their drinking water fromthe Crooked Creek Water Association South.

According to the advisory, the state Department of Health wasnotified about a systemwide water pressure loss due to ongoingconstruction.

Pressure loss can allow contaminants to re-enter the watersupply.

Affected residents should boil tap water vigorously for at leastone minute before using until further notice.