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Garner neighborhood ordered to boil water

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Faucet with water drip

(AP Photo)

Residents in the Forest Landing Subdivision in Garner are being ordered to boil all water before drinking.

Officials with the Town issued the advisory after a 12-inch water main broke near the intersection of Hwy 50/Benson Road and Foxbury Drive on Tuesday.

Customers near the area may have experienced a period of low pressure or discolored water until the leak was repaired. Water service has since been restored.

Officials said based on a potential for contamination, they are advising residents to boil all water before consumption. So far, no microbiological contamination has been found in the drinking water as a result of the incident.

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