Dept. of Public Utilities issues boil advisory after water main break

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) – The Columbus Department of Public Utilities has issued a boil advisory due to a water main break.

According to the Department of Public Utilities, a water main broke on Olentangy River Road between Lane Avenue and Ackerman Road.

The Ohio State University is not affected, according to spokesperson Ben Johnson. The campus is flushing campus sinks, showers, and toilets for operational reasons, Johnson said.

The area affected goes from Neil Avenue on the east to Kenny Road on the west and Ackerman Road on the north and Woody Hayes Drive on the south. Customers in this area are advised to boil all water used for cooking and drinking for one minute as a precautionary measure.

In lieu of boiling water, bottled water may also be used for drinking until the boil advisory is lifted.Keep checking for real-time updates on this story. To get alerts for breaking news, grab the free NBC4 News App for iPhone or Android. You can also sign up for email alerts.

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