Tests ordered by the Louisiana Department of Health (DHH) and performed by a certified lab have confirmed that the water in Donaldsonville is safe to drink. As such, the do not drink the water advisory has been lifted.

LDH took five samples at different sites throughout the system, and all revealed the water to be safe to drink. The Department will continue to monitor the water system to assure the public that Peoples Water System is operating to protect the health of their customers.

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