Big Spring has placed a boil water notice in some areas of town after a water line got contaminated.

According to NewsWest 9, the boil water notice was put in place after crews repairing a water line contaminated it.

The notice is not for all of Big Spring, it is only for certain areas of town as follows:

  • Donley Street – even and odd sides of 1600 block through 1900 block.
  • 19th Street – 1004 thru 1006, even side only.
  • 20th Street – even and odd sides of 1000 block.
  • 21st Street - even and odd sides of 1000 block.
  • State Street – even and odd sides of the 2000 block South to FM 700.
  • 1001, 1005, and 1213 East FM 700.
  • The Reserves Apartment Complex.

City officials say the water should be brought to a vigorous boil and boiled for two minutes before use, or to use bottled water or water from another suitable source.