Guntown ends boil water order

Guntown ends boil water order

GUNTOWN – Officials Monday lifted a boil water order issued last week, saying tests showed the Guntown system’s water to be safe to drink.

Residents along state Highway 145 South and Long Street were advised to boil all water to be consumed after the system in their areas lost pressure Wednesday. Without pressure, contaminants can seep into water lines, officials noted.

But Mayor E.E. Herring said multiple tests performed by the state Department of Health showed the water meets safe drinking water standards.

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