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Elkton, Kentucky Put Under Water Boil Advisory

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ELKTON, Ky. – The City of Elkton, Kentucky has been placed under a water boil advisory.

City officials in Elkton issued the advisory Tuesday afternoon. All residents of the City of Elkton and all other areas served by the water system were advised to boil their water for at least 48 hours or until further notice.

Officials said a possible biological contamination within the water system prompted the advisory. They recommended users to boil their water for at least 3 minutes to avoid the threat of any possible adverse health reactions before drinking, food preparation, or oral hygiene purposes.

Residents can check the status of the advisory by visiting the city's website.

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