Residents of Louisville have been issued a boil-water advisory by the City of Louisville and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
The city released a statement saying that residents are being asked to use bottled water and to boil water used for drinking, making ice or brushing teeth, as well as to wash dishes and prepare food.
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Residents are asked to bring the water to a boil and allow it to cool for three minutes before using the water, according to the advisory.
The City of Louisville will work with emergency personnel to make sure that Boulder County is protected from wildfires. According to the release, the city has changed its water distribution system to make more water available to fight the fires.
Officials from the city stated that once the fire has been extinguished or contained and residents are able to safely return home, CDPHE will collaborate with them to flush the water and ensure it is safe to drink.
You can find the most recent information on the City of Louisville's Website or call (303) 666 6565.