SW Rankin Water Association customers under Boil Water Alert - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

SW Rankin Water Association customers under Boil Water Alert

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Mississippi Department has issued a Boil-Water Alert for customers who get their drinking water from the Southwest Rankin Water Association #1 water supply. This affects approximately 3,099 customers.

A sampling showed the presence of bacteria in the drinking water.

Health officials strongly recommend that all water be boiled vigorously for one minute before it is consumed. This precaution will last at least two full days and water system officials will be immediately notified when the boil water alert is lifted.

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