Residents in the area south of Ames are under a boil order.
Xenia Rural Water District officials have reported a water main break that affects the service area south of Ames.
Residents are under a boil advisory due to the potential for bacterial contamination. It is recommended that water be boiled before being used for drinking and cooking.
Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, ice, brushing teeth and food preparation.
To boil water for consumption, bring water to boil and boil for one minute. Let it cool before using.
The area affected is highlighted on this map.