WALKER - A precautionary boil advisory is in effect from some areas of the City of Walker.
According to a release from the city, around 11:00 a.m. Wednesday morning, a subcontractor hit a water main causing a loss of pressure. Some areas are without water.
The area affected by the advisory is Highway 447 North to Lonnie Wascom Road including all roads off Highway 447. Samples will be collected and tested by the Louisiana Department of Health and the boil advisory will be lifted upon determination that all samples are safe.
"As the City of Walker embraces growth and expansion of our area, we work diligently to take every precaution possible to prevent these types of events from happening, however, sometimes there are unforeseen issues that occur," the release said.