CHEROKEE COUNTY - UPDATE: The boil water notice for for customers in the Sardis Community has been lifted.
Rusk Rural Water has issued a boil water notice for its customers the Sardis Community beginning on Sunday evening.
To make sure all harmful bacteria in your water is destroyed, drinking water, water used for cooking and ice making should be boiled and cooled before it is consumed.
The water should be heated to a vigorous boil then kept at that boil for two minutes.
If you find yourself unable to boil water, you should purchase bottled water or get water from another suitable source.
When it is no longer necessary to boil water, the notice will be rescinded.
Any questions about the notice should be directed to the Rusk Rural Water Supply office at 903-683-6178 between 8 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., or from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday through Friday.
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