CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A precautionary boil water advisory was issued Wednesday night for about 150 West Virginia American Water customers in the Loudenheights area of Charleston, according to a WVAW news release.
It affects customers along Kanawha Forest Road, Cane Fork Road to the Kanawha State Forest and Ferrell Hollow Road.
The advisory follows a water main break, which West Virginia American Water crews are working to repair.
Affected customers should boil their water before consumption until further notice. Boiling kills bacteria and other organisms that may be present in the water.
Customers are asked to bring water used for drinking, cooking, bathing and brushing teeth to a full boil for a minimum of one minute, then cool before use.
West Virginia American Water also recommends the following steps: