Boil Water Notice – Yazoo County



Boil Water Notice – Yazoo County

Effective Date: 4/14/2019

Public Water System: Central Yazoo Water #3 – Mechanicsburg [0820030]
Located in: Yazoo County
This affects approximately 700 customers in the Phoenix area, who are served by the Central Yazoo Water #3 – Mechanicsburg in Yazoo County.

Central Yazoo Water #3 – Mechanicsburg [0820030] has issued a Boil-Water Alert for customers who receive their drinking water from their water supply located in Yazoo County. Water system officials notified the Mississippi State Department of Health of pressure loss due to a power outage caused by the storm. When a distribution system loses pressure, contaminants can siphon back into the water. Public health officials consider any system that loses pressure contaminated until tests prove otherwise. Health officials strongly recommend that all water be boiled vigorously for one minute before it is consumed.
The water system will be notified when tests show that the water is safe to drink.


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