Newton Co. boil order lifted, Stone Co. order remains in effect

The Arkansas Department of Health has lifted the boil water order for Newton County as of Wednesday morning at 10.

The order for Parthenon Water Association had been in effect since May 25. The order affected customers served by the Gum Springs Road tank.

A boil water order for part of a water system in Stone County is in effect.

The boil water order is for customers of Mountain View Waterworks in the Tubbs Subdivision.

The boil order was issued Tuesday due to a main break and will remain in effect until further notice.

All affected customers are advised the water may be unsafe for human consumption and water used for drinking or food preparation must be boiled briskly for one minute prior to use. All ice cubes should be discarded and only boiled water used for making ice.

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