ABITA SPRINGS, LA – As of Thursday morning, the boil water advisory for the town of Abita springs has been lifted. All samples came back from LDH clear.
Abita Springs was under a boil water advisory because of an electrical issue at the well that prevents the town’s water tower from refilling.
The advisory affected the entire Town of Abita Springs. The estimated time for this advisory was 24 to 36 hours to allow for testing to occur.
During this period, you are advised to boil water for consumption for one full minute after it has been brought to a rolling boil.
Abita Springs officials say that a monitoring system being installed on the well and tower that will automatically notify of drops in pressure. This monitoring system will help prevent these types of issues in the future by notifying public works immediately upon a drop in pressure.