2 boil water orders issued in southern Illinois


Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

UPDATE (7:40 a.m.) : The McClure East Cape Girardeau Water District has issued a boil alert for all customers until further notice. SouthWater issued a boil water order earlier this morning in parts of Alexander, Union and Pulaski counties.

Earlier story:

ALEXANDER COUNTY, Ill. - A boil water order has been issued in parts of Alexander, Union and Pulaski counties in southern Illinois.

The boil order affects SouthWater customers in northern Alexander County, Union County and north of Ullin in Pulaski County.

SouthWater says customers in the affected area should bring all water to a rolling boil for at least five minutes before drinking or cooking.

No reason was immediately given for the boil order.