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Boil water advisory issued for Cary neighborhood

Posted August 9, 2016 12:17 p.m. EDT
Updated August 9, 2016 4:52 p.m. EDT

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— The Town of Cary has issued a boil water advisory for nearly 80 homes in the vicinity of Kirkfield Drive in the Wellington Parks subdivision.

A water main break caused the disruption in service Tuesday morning, officials said, and, while the water main was fixed before 5 p.m., the town said it could be another 24 hours before water quality is confirmed and the advisory is lifted.

No businesses in the area were affected, but residents are advised to boil water for at least three minutes for the following activities:

Brushing teeth
Making ice
Preparing infant formula and juices
Washing fruit, vegetables and other food items
Cleaning dishes

“The Town is working to resolve this situation as quickly as possible, and we regret the impact to our community,” the town's utilities director Jamie Revels said in a statement. “The Town will notify customers when there is no further need to boil water as a precaution.”

Concerned citizens needing more information may call 919-469-4090 to speak with a customer service representative.