Ellis County Boil Water Notice

Some customers may see brown water coming from their pipes

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    NBC Local Media

    People living in rural areas around Ellis County town of Italy will need to keep boiling their drinking water for a little while longer.

    Crews are still working on a well that went down over the weekend.

    People living within the city limits aren't believed to be affected, but people living nearby may see brown water coming out of their pipes.

    The lines affected are in the rural areas surrounding Italy, Milford, Frost and Mertins.

    The boil water alert will stay in effect until tests show the water is safe to drink.