A boil order has been issued to about 500 customers in the Metro East.
According to to a press release from Illinois American Water, the boil order is due to a water main break. The company said it alerted the communities affected, and customers were being called.
Those impacted should bring their water to a rolling boil for 5 minutes before using water for drinking or cooking. Any water to be used for drinking or cooking should be brought to a rolling boil for 5 minutes prior to consumption. Water is OK for bathing, washing and other common uses.
You can read the full press release below.
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