Boil water advisory issued for most of New Orleans | WVUE

A precautionary boil water advisory has been issued for most of New Orleans.

The advisory is in effect for the East Bank of New Orleans, according to the Sewerage and Water Board.

Residents in the affected area are advised not to drink, make ice, brush teeth, bathe, shower, prepare or rinse food with tap water unless it has been properly disinfected until further notice.

At 2:55 a.m. this morning, the S&WB Carrollton Water Plant experienced a number of Entergy power surges that resulted in interruptions to the Claiborne and Panola Pumping Stations.

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