GLEN CARBON, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A village wide boil order was issued for Glen Carbon, Illinois Friday morning.
Officials in Glen Carbon say there was a depressurization in the water system around 8:00 a.m. The depressurization did not cause a water main break but the boil order is in place as a safety precaution.
Under the ‘boil water’ notice, all affected customers are advised the water may be unsafe for human consumption, and water used for drinking or food preparation must be boiled for five minutes prior to use. Ice cubes made after the incident occurred should be discarded during the boil order period.