UPDATED: The Boil Water Advisory has been lifted.

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Water District North (WDN) and Lafayette Utilities System (LUS) have issued a Boil Water Advisory for residents and businesses in the area of LA Highway 93 between Gloria Switch Road and Vatican Road.

picture courtesy of LUS

Due to an error by private contractor hitting an LUS water line, water pressure dropped significantly this afternoon.

While crews work to repair the damage, LUS is recommending a Boil Water Advisory for the designated area.

Customers in the affected area need to vigorously boil their water for at least one full minute prior to drinking or cooking.

This advisory will remain in effect until further notice.