The Mississippi State Department of Health is issuing a Boil-Water Alert for customers who receive their drinking water from the Farrell Utilities  water supply located in Coahoma County.
This affects 243 customers in the area.
Water sampling showed the presence of E. coli. bacteria.
Health officials strongly recommend that all water be boiled vigorously for one minute before it is consumed. This precaution will last at least two full days and water system officials will be immediately notified when the boil water alert is lifted.
For more information read the Mississippi Dept. of Health release.