Manson drinking water advisory

MANSON – Residents of Manson are advised to boil their water after a water main break Monday morning.

Manson Northwest Webster Schools will dismiss at 12:10 today due to water being shut off.

Due to the potential for bacterial contamination, it is being recommended that the water be boiled before using for drinking or cooking, or that an alternative source be used. Bring all water to a boil, let it boil for one minute, and let it cool before using or use bottled water. Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, making ice, or brushing teeth, and food preparation until further notice. The water may be used for bathing and other similar purposes. For more information, please contact City Hall at (712) 469-3759.

The main is being repaired, the system will be repressurized and flushed, and bacteria samples will be collected. This is advisory is a precaution until bacteria sample results are available.