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.