Boil advisory issued for parts of Crestwood, Sunset Hills
SUNSET HILLS, Mo. (AP) — Officials have issued advisories for thousands of residents in two suburban St. Louis cities to boil tap water before drinking or cooking with it following a water main break.
Television station KMOV reports that a precautionary boil advisory was issued Saturday for parts of Crestwood and Sunset Hills after a water main broke of Weston Plaza Drive.
Missouri American Water says 5,500 customers are affected.
The utility recommends bringing water to a boil for three minutes before drinking or cooking. The water is still safe to use for washing, bathing and other non-consumable uses.
The utility says it will be taking water samples to determine when it is safe for the advisory to be lifted.
Information from: KMOV-TV, http://www.kmov.com