ST. LOUIS — A portion of St. Louis County is under a boil warning after a 20-inch water main break. About 3,600 customers have been affected, according to Missouri American Water.
Missouri American Water says this is just a precaution.
“Water can be used without boiling for non-consumable purposes like washing clothes and bathing. Customers will be notified when the recommendation is removed, which should be in about 48 hours,” according to a statement from Missouri American Water.
The water main has closed part of Gravois Road near Musick Road. The repair is expected to take 10 to 12 hours.
The precautionary decoction regulations apply to the following area:
Watson Road from Cheshire to South Laclede Station Road, Heede Road south on McKenzie to Dorisann Court over to Tesson Ferry Road and south on Puttington Drive and up Grant Road.
Map of the area:
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