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Boil advisory in effect for area near Slidell

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ST. TAMMANY PARISH, LA (WVUE) -

A precautionary boil advisory is in place for Tammany Utilities customers near Slidell. The affected area includes residents on Cross Gates Boulevard from N. Military Road to E. Gause Boulevard and Ancillary Streets.

Tammany Utilities repaired a water leak along Cross Gates Boulevard near St. Luke's Church on Wednesday which required the water to be turned off to a portion of Tammany Utilities service area.

Tammany Utilities expect the boil advisory to end on Friday at the earliest, upon notification from the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Office of Public Health.

Until advised otherwise, customers should disinfect their water before drinking, making ice, brushing teeth or using it to prepare or rinse food.

Tammany Utilities will advise customers by signs throughout the neighborhood and by an automated phone call. Tammany Utilities can be reached at (985) 643-1376.

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