UPDATE City of Raleigh Public Works officials have cancelled the boil advisory for residents in the Bingham Station subdivision in Garner.
Repairs have been made to the water line and city officials have declared the water safe to drink and to use for other purposes.
Water customers in Bingham Station Subdivision in Garner have been advised to boil all water used for human consumption.
Potable water service was interrupted as a result of an erroneous shutdown of the water main servicing the area. Water service has been restored and water sampling has commenced.
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Based on a potential for contamination, the 300 customers affected by this repair are being advised to boil all water used for human consumption.
As a precautionary measure, bring the water to a full boil for a period of 1 minute before drinking or consuming, including such uses as cooking, ice-making or brushing teeth.
It will not be necessary to boil water for showering or other external purposes. If possible, infants and pregnant women should not drink boiled water ad should, instead drink bottled water. Boil water advisories are a precautionary measure to be taken when there is a drop in water pressure due to the interruption of water service which may increase the risk of contaminants entering the water system.
This advisory is in effect until the water bacteriological samples have been analyzed, which requires 24-48 hours or longer to complete. Affected customers will be notified when this Boil Water Advisory notification has been lifted.