Tallulah boil advisory rescinded, customers may resume regular water usage

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The City of Tallulah has rescinded the boil advisory issued on Saturday, July 6, 2019. Sample from the state laboratory came back negative for total coliform and E. coli.

Customers are allowed to resume regular water usage.

“We thank our citizens for their patience as we worked through this crisis,” said Tallulah Mayor Gloria Owens Hayden. “I am thankful that we can all go back to regular use of water.”


TALLULAH, La. – (7/6/19) 2:25 pm. The city of Tallulah said water will be shut off until 5 p.m. today, Saturday, July 6, 2019.

Water crews are unable to build up inventory with continued customer use. Once water inventory is built back up enough to sustain large consumer usage, the water will be turned back on.

When water is turned back on, there will still be a boil advisory in effect.

Original Story:

TALLULAH, La. – (7/6/19) The City of Tallulah is currently under a boil advisory. 

Customers should boil water and allow it to come to a boil FOR ONE FULL MINUTE BEFORE USE OR CONSUMPTION.

Once test results have been sent to the state lab and are cleared the advisory will be lifted.  City officials will keep the public updated on the water situation.

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