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Mangilao, Barrigada residents advised to boil water

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 by Krystal Paco

Guam - A boil water notice is in effect for two villages and two public schools.

Guam EPA reports samples from Mangilao and Barrigada as well as Southern High School and John F. Kennedy High  School returned with e.coli.

The advisory states Tropical Storm Halong revealed weak points in GWA's infrastructure which must be corrected.

Residents are advised to use their tap water for laundry and flushing the toilet only.  Any tap water for consumption must be brought to a constant boil for a minimum of five minutes to kill bacteria or organisms that may be present.

The boil water notice will take effect until at least Monday.

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