The Tamaqua Area Water Authority has issued a water boil advisory for its customers in the Dutch Hill section of Tamaqua.

Due to a water main break on Sunday, Dec. 20, the authority is advising its customers in that area to boil their drinking water until further notice.

As a precaution, do not drink the water without boiling it first.

This water boil advisory applies to all Tamaqua Area Water Authority customers located east of Market Street between Elm Street and Willing Street in the Dutch Hill section of Tamaqua.

This advisory does not affect customers in Hometown, South Tamaqua, Clamtown, Newkirk, Reevesdale, or other sections of Tamaqua.

Bring all water to a rolling boil, let it boil for one minute, and let it cool before using, or use bottled water.

You should use boiled or bottled water for drinking, making ice, washing dishes, brushing teeth, and food preparation until further notice.

For more information about this public notice, please contact. Tamaqua Borough Hall, phone (570) 668-3444, or the Still Creek Water Treatment Plant, phone (570) 668-6319.