A boil advisory for several parts of New Orleans, including all of Gentilly, has been lifted Thursday morning, officials said.
The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans issued the advisory Tuesday morning after water pressure dropped during a main repair on General Ogden and Nelson Streets.
Bacteria tests confirmed water was safe for drinking and personal use as of Thursday.
Those affected by the boil advisory are encouraged to flush out internal and external plumbing by running water for several minutes.
Areas included in the Feb. 22 advisory:
- The area between Wright Road, Lake Pontchartrain, Paris Avenue and I-10 in addition to the Oak Island subdivision.
- The area between the Industrial Canal, I-10, St. Bernard Avenue and Lake Pontchartrain.