Boil order issued for Portage Des Sioux residents - KMOV.com

Boil order issued for Portage Des Sioux residents

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By Ryan Storz By Ryan Storz

PORTAGE DES SIOUX, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A boil order was issued for those living in Portage Des Sioux, Missouri Tuesday morning.

The city says their water system lost pressure and any water for consumption should be boiled first for public safety reasons. It is unknown when the boil order will be lifted.

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.

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