by Tom Lotshaw

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November 16, 2013
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Water company issues system-wide boil order

Nearly 1,000 South Lake Tahoe customers of the Lukins Brothers Water Co. are advised to boil their tap water or buy bottled water this weekend.

The system was put under a boil order Thursday after routine water samples tested positive for coliform bacteria. The order is in effect until further notice and applies to all of the company’s 963 customers.

People affected by the order should either boil their tap water for at least one minute before using it for drinking or cooking or buy bottled water to use. Failure to follow those precautions could result in stomach or intestinal …

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