Cairo boil water order lifted
CAIRO, Ill. - The boil water alert in Cairo, Illinois has been lifted.
Service was temporarily interrupted earlier in the week due to a water shortage. Illinois American Water restored service during the day on Monday, but schools had already been closed for the day due to the lack of water.
Earlier story (from Monday, 10/15/12):
CAIRO, Ill. - Illinois American Water has restored water service to its Cairo customers following a temporary outage.
Customers are advised to boil all water for five minutes before drinking or cooking.
The company says it is standard procedure for a boil water order to remain in effect for 36-48 hours after restoring service.