The Evansville Water Utility has issued a boil advisory for Evansville's Westside. Due to a main break on N. Red Bank Rd. the Evansville Water Utility is issuing a precautionary boil advisory for the following areas: Everything in the area north of the Ohio River, south of Mill Road, west of St. Joe Ave and east of the Posey County Line.

While the potential for contamination of the drinking water is unlikely, the Evansville Water Utility is advising customers in the affected area to bring all cooking and drinking water to a complete boil for five (5) minutes before using. Please continue to boil all cooking and drinking water until we notify you that it is no longer necessary.

The Evansville Water Utility is implementing this precautionary boil advisory based upon information within the Water Supply Industry regarding additional precautionary steps that may safeguard the health of public water supply system customers. The conditions regarding this issue and the magnitude of the affected area warrant these additional precautionary measures.

The boil advisory will remain in effect until the coliform analysis is completed. We will notify you when the precautionary boil advisory will be lifted.

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