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HAHNVILLE – The St. Charles Parish Waterworks Department is issuing a precautionary boiling water warning for the entire St. Charles Parish due to the numerous leaks reported in the parish in connection with Hurricane Ida. While the department is currently maintaining positive pressure and all storage tanks are full, this precaution is being taken to ensure water quality.

All residents are encouraged not to drink water without boiling or disinfecting it, or bottled water to use. For the time being, boiled, disinfected or bottled water should be used for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes and preparing food.

Boil the water in a clean container for a full minute. The one minute begins after the water has been brought to a boil. The flat taste can be eliminated by shaking the water in a bottle or pouring it from one container into another.

In addition, residents should continue to do non-essential water and sanitation such as washing dishes, cleaning Restrict clothing and showering. Toilet flush is ok.

To sign up for emergency notifications, visit www.scpemergencyalerts.com. For more information on Ida and St. Charles Parish, please visit our website at www.stcharlesparish.gov, Cox Channel 6, UVerse Channel 99 or follow us on Facebook (@stcharlesgov) and Instagram (@stcharlesgovernment).

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