New boil order put in place, others lifted

A boil order was implemented Thursday for the Diamond City Water system in Boone County, according to the Arkansas Department of Health’s website.

The reason for the order is listed as “treatment upset/interruption,” and it covers the entire system.

Meanwhile, boil orders for the Ozark Mountain Regional Public Water Association in Boone, Newton and Searcy counties, the Valley Springs Waterworks in Boone and Marion counties and Lead Hill Waterworks in Boone County were lifted Friday morning.

Boil orders remain in place for the Mt. Sherman, Nail-Swain, Deer, Mockingbird Hill, Parthenon and East Newton County water associations and Jasper Waterworks, all in Newton County.

Boil orders also remain in place in the Lake Bull Shoals Estates Water system in Marion County and the South Mountain, Morning Star, Leslie and SDM water associations and Marshall Waterworks, all in Searcy County. Also on the list are the SPG Water Association in Marion and Searcy counties and the Western Grove Municipal Water in Boone, Newton and Searcy counties.

The reason for the boil orders is listed as “treatment upset/interruption” and, they cover the entire systems.

All water customers in the impacted areas need to boil water used for cooking or consumption briskly for three to five minutes.

The boil orders will be in effect until water samples tested by the state are deemed good.

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