A precautionary boil water advisory has been issued for the Timberon Water and Sanitation District after several water outages occurred in the area.
Although no contamination has been reported, the precautionary advisory has been issued for the district located 30 miles east of Alamogordo. According to the New Mexico Environmental Department (NMED), the advisory does not extend to any surrounding water systems.
NMED encourages residents in the area to drink bottled water or boil faucet water for at least five minutes before drinking, cooking and dishwashing.
According to NMED, tests will continue until no further threat.