Boil water notice lifted for Lincoln County

Published 9:45 am Wednesday, February 24, 2021

The boil water notice for Lincoln Rural Water Association has been lifted, effective Tuesday afternoon.

Customers with problems or questions should contact the LRWA office at 601-833-6449 or

When a boil-water notice is lifted:

  • Flush faucets for a total of 10 minutes to introduce system water throughout house plumbing.
    o 1 faucet — run for 10 minutes
    o 2 faucets — run both for 5 minutes
    o 3 faucets — run each for 3‐4 minutes
    Flush any faucet a minimum of 2 minutes to ensure clearing of the line serving the
    ● Discard any drinks, ice, food, etc., made during the boil water notice.
    ● Rewash any food or drink contact items (knives, forks, plates, etc.) with cleared system water.
    ● Check water filters (in faucets, refrigerators and elsewhere) and replace if necessary.
    ● Do not use water from your hot water heater for drinking until several exchanges of the tank
    have occurred.
    ● Run dishwasher through a cycle or two before washing dishes.

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