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Feb. 20: Bottled water offered to West Monroe/West Ouachita residents under boil advisory

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Published: Feb. 19, 2021 at 2:18 PM CST
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WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The City of West Monroe and the Ouachita Parish Police Jury say they are holding an event to distribute water to residents who are under a boil advisory due to winter weather. The event is being held Saturday, Feb. 20.

The City released the following message on Friday:

The City of West Monroe and the Ouachita Parish Police Jury will hold a water distribution on Saturday, Feb. 20 for West Monroe and West Ouachita residents who are under a boil advisory.

The water distribution will be held on Saturday, Feb. 20 from noon to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of West Monroe City Hall located at 2305 N. 7th Street.

The distribution will be held for those residents in West Monroe and West Ouachita Parish that are currently under a boil advisory. Only one case of bottled water will be distributed per vehicle. Water is being made available through Ouachita Parish Homeland Security and Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

Several residents in the City of West Monroe and West Ouachita Parish are currently under a boil advisory as repairs are made to area water systems that were impacted by consecutive days of freezing temperatures.

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