BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) – Illinois American Water has issued a boil order for several Metro-East communities because of a water main break.

Belleville, Columbia, Concordia, Millstadt and Waterloo are under the order until further notice.

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Residents in these communities should bring water to a rolling boil for 5 minutes before drinking or cooking with it.

The water is OK for bathing, washing and other common uses, but not consumption.

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