SAN ANTONIO — UPDATE: The city of La Coste says while the boil-water notice was rescinded shortly before noon on Friday.
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A boil-water notice was issued Wednesday evening for residents in the small community of La Coste, with no indication of how long it may last.
According to a release from city officials, the community is dealing with a water outage in order to "fix mainline leaks caused by recent drought conditions." Residents are being advised to hold any water they plan on consuming – including water for brushing teeth, cooking and washing – at a rolling boil for at least two minutes first, in order to destroy potential bacteria.
No word has been received on efforts to distribute free bottled water to the community as of yet.
"The boil-water notice will be in effect pending results of water sample testing indicating our water is safe for consumption," the release states.
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