Boil water advisory lifted for Ayden residents

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AYDEN, N.C. (WNCT) A boil water advisory issued for Ayden residents has been lifted.

Officials said that samples collected from multiple locations within the system have been analyzed by a State Certified Laboratory and found to be free of coliform bacteria.

Based on the results and the continued presence of consistent pressure throughout the system, the system pressure/boil water advisory has been canceled.

Persons served by this system are urged to continue to manage their water usage and consumption and report any leaks or problems to the Town of Ayden.

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AYDEN, N.C. (WNCT) — Residents in Ayden are under a boil water advisory after the system was shut off for pipe replacement.

People residing in between 6th street and Thad Little Road along Lee Street including High Street, Planters Street, the housing authority complex in the area, the King/Queen Street neighborhood, Ormond Street, Thrower Street, and the Kennedy Estates neighborhood in Pitt County are experience periods of low pressure and outages.

Residents are advised to boil all water used for human consumption (including drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes and preparing food).

According to town officials, vigorous boiling of one minute should kill any disease-causing organisms that may be present in the water.

The advisory remains in effect until further notice.

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