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Boil water advisory issued for 1,000 Byram customers

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BYRAM, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Due to a recent loss in water pressure from a water main repair, the City of Jackson Water/Utilities Division has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for the following Byram areas until further notice:

• [7000-8899] Gary Road, 39272

• Lake Ridgelea subdivision

• Glenn Oak subdivision

• Eagles Nest subdivision

• Gary Drive 

The advisory affects approximately 1,000 connections in the drinking water system.

This is a precautionary advisory.

This notice does not mean that your water is unsafe that you must take precaution and boil your water before use. All customers are advised to boil their drinking water until adequate pressure is restored to the system.

Water should be brought to a rolling boil for one minute for the following: cooking or baking, making ice cubes, taking medication, brushing teeth, washing food, mixing baby formula or food, mixing juices or drinks feeding pets, washing dishes and all other consumption.

Residents will be notified immediately when the advisory is lifted.

For more information, customers may call 601-960-2723 during business hours or 601-960-1778 (or 601-960-1875) after 4:00 p.m. and on weekends.

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