UPDATE 4/9/2018 – The boil water notice has been lifted.
(ORIGINAL STORY – 4/2/2018)
The Mississippi Department of Health has issued a Boil Water Alert for hundreds of customers in DeSoto County. The precautionary alert affects more than 750 customers in the Buena Vista Lakes area.
The department says water system officials blame a system-wide pressure loss due to an electrical malfunction at the well.
Health official strongly recommend boiling water vigorously for one minute before it is consumed.