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Boil water advisory issued for Ona customers

Dec. 26, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

ONA -- West Virginia American Water has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for approximately 150 customers on Cyrus Creek Road from Left Fork of Cyrus Creek to U.S. 60, Burke Hollow Road, Berry Lane and Sierra Drive. The advisory follows a water main break, which West Virginia American Water crews are working to repair as quickly as possible.

Affected customers should boil their water before consumption until further notice. Boiling kills bacteria and other organisms that may be present in the water. Customers are asked to bring water used for drinking, cooking, bathing and brushing teeth to a full boil for a minimum of one minute, then cool before use.

Once the system recovers, West Virginia American Water will be collecting additional water quality samples in the area of the outage. For more information, contact West Virginia American Water's customer service center at 1-800-685-8660.

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