Water main break in Iowa repaired, some under boil advisory - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Water main break in Iowa repaired, some under boil advisory

(Source: Iowa Mayor) (Source: Iowa Mayor)
Water main repair work in Iowa (Source: Town of Iowa) Water main repair work in Iowa (Source: Town of Iowa)
IOWA, LA (KPLC) -

Water was restored to Iowa residents late Monday evening after a large water main breakage, according to Municipal Clerk Sandra Turley and Mayor Ponthieux.

A telephone or cable company bore through an 8-inch water main at the corner of South Knapp Avenue and W. 2nd Street earlier in the day. A new pipe was placed and secured. 

Although repairs are complete ALL residents south of the railroad tracks are under a boil advisory and will remain under the advisory until the water is deemed safe for use, said Mayor Ponthieux. Water samples are being taken and sent off for testing. 

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