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Update: Boil water notice for north Abilene lifted

ABILENE, Texas - UPDATE: The boil water notice was lifted before 10 p.m. Monday.

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A boil water notice has been issued for a portion of  north Abilene, east of Lake Fort Phantom after a water main break.

The break affects people living just to the east of Lake Fort Phantom, as well as the Middleton and Robertson Units.

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People are asked to boil water prior to consumption -- washing hands/face, brushing teeth, drinking, etc. – to kill off any harmful bacteria.

The city told KTXS that a 12-inch cast iron pipe split just before 7 a.m. But it took a while to find.

The leak was repaired around 5 p.m. 

 

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