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Boil order affecting parts of 2 counties lifted

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DES MOINES (AP)--The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has lifted a boil advisory for part of Jasper County, part of Marshall County and the town of Laurel.

The order was issued on Wednesday after a a water main broke.

DNR officials say none of the water samples taken had bacteria in them.

Officials said the boil advisory affects Laurel residents as well as rural customers of the Central Iowa Water Association in Jasper County in the area north of county road F27 and east of Highway 14/East 92nd St. North. It also affects rural customers in Marshall County located along a three-mile stretch of Highway 14 heading north from the Jasper County line.

DNR officials estimate 125 customers are affected.

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