Precautionary Drinking Water Advisory
Posted on Monday May 13, 2019
Focus Area : Customers On Hattie Lane, Norma Jean, Eli Cove, and Palmer Cove.

Earlier today, the Atoka Water System experienced a water line break which resulted in asignificant loss of pressure in the drinking water system. Crews have repaired this water main break and running bacteriological tests as required by theTennessee Health Department. The repairs and testing are following standard operating procedures for a drinking water system.
What does this mean? What should I do?
? BOIL WATER BEFORE CONSUMING WATER. Bring the water to a boil, let it boil forthree
(3) minutes, and let it cool before using, or use bottled water. This means using boiledor
bottled water for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes, and food preparationuntil further notice. Boiling kills bacteria and other organisms in the water.
? People with severely compromised immune systems, infants, and some elderly may be at
increased risk. These people should see advice from their health care providers about drinking
For more information, please contact Atoka Town Hall at (901) 837-5300.
This notice is being sent to you by the Atoka Public Works Department State Water System ID#TN0000033. Date distributed: May 13, 2019


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