Cash Waterworks under precautionary boil water notice

CASH, AR (KAIT) – The Arkansas Department of Health hasissued a precautionary boil water notice for the Cash Waterworks System.

According to the ADH, a car hit a fire hydrant which causedpressure loss throughout the system.

The ADH reports the precautionary measure has been issuedbecause of the possibility that contaminated water may have entered thedistribution system as a result of the loss in system pressure.

All customers should boil their water briskly for 1 minuteprior to use. Also all ice cubes should be discarded and only boiled water usedfor making ice.

Region 8 News will continue to track this story and let youknow when the order has been lifted as soon as we receive the update.

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