Hattiesburg households under boil water advisory

Some Hattiesburg households are under boil water advisory after a testing showed E-coli bacteria.

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – A few resident in Hattiesburg are under boil water notice.

The State Department of Health says water sampling showed the presence of Total Coliform and E-coli.

Neighbors affected by the boil water notice live on Richburg Road from South 40th Avenue to South 28th Avenue and 1400 Hardy Street to South 21st Avenue.

According to health officials 54 households are threatened.

People who live the area are advised to boil water for at least 1 minute before drinking or cooking with it, until the notice is lifted.

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