Boil water advisory on city's east bank to last at least 24 hours | NOLA.com

A boil water advisory for residents of the city's east bank won't be lifted for at least another 24 hours, as state Department of Health and Hospitals conducts tests to determine if dangerous bacteria has invaded the tap water system. Sewerage & Water Board officials called for the advisory at 1 p.m., several hours after the agency's power plant failed, cutting power to pumps that maintain water pressure in underground lines...

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