Boil-water order for northern part of Cape in effect until Wednesday

Monday, April 26, 2010 ~ Updated 3:22 PM

A precautionary boil-water order is in effect in Cape Girardeau until noon on Wednesday for residents of the northern part of the city. Workers are repairing a water line after it was hit by a contractor, said city spokeswoman Nicolette Brennan. Service should be restored by 4 p.m. today, but the city will continue to flush and test water lines.

Residents of the following streets should boil any water they intend to ingest, cook or use to clean.

* Route W north of Boutin Drive

* Dux Landing

* Paiute Lane

* Cody Lane

* Shephard Lane

* Route W Trailer Court (South and North Street and A-F Streets)

* Brandy Lane to Stone Creek Drive

* Ashley Drive

* Sandia Lane

* County Road 618

For questions, call the city's water division at 651-6280.

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