Boil Water Advisory Cancelled For Western Carteret County Residents

A boil water advisory for many western Carteret County residents has been lifted.

The advisory came after a cable contractor broke a 12-inch water man on Tuesday.

Areas west of the water treatment plant on Highway 24 toward Swansboro were affected. That included Bogue, Cape Carteret, Cedar Point, Peletier and Stella.

Officials say test results showed no bacteria in the water and they have also lifted a pressure advisory to conserve water.

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A water main break is causing low pressure and outages for many residents of Western Carteret County.

A cable contractor broke a 12-inch water main. The West Carteret Water Corporation says areas around the water plant, westward towards Swansboro, including the towns of Bogue, Cape Carteret, Cedar Point, Peletier and Stella are being told to boil their water before using it for human consumption.

Residents east of the plant, towards Morehead City are not included in the advisory.

Residents are also being urged to conserve water whenever possible.

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  • by Dinner Location: NC on Jul 5, 2011 at 03:12 PM
    I totally just made pancakes with this water and ate them. They were delicious! Haha!
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      by JULIE on Jul 5, 2011 at 07:58 PM in reply to Dinner
      Is this why McDonalds was closed?

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