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Boil Order In Effect For Parts of St. Louis County

May 18, 2018 - 11:48 am

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - A precautionary boil water advisory is in effect for portions of St. Louis County following a 16-inch water main break Friday morning.

The affected area is generally described as portions of unincorporated St. Louis County in and around Highway 367 and Interstate 270 and the North portion of Bellefountaine Neighbors. Approximately 6400 customers are affected.

Missouri American Water shared a map of the affected area on its Facebook page Friday morning.

Those in the advisory area need to bring their tap water to a rolling boil for three minutes before using it for drinking or cooking. Tap water is okay for washing and bathing.

Missouri American Water customers will be notified when the boil order has been lifted.