A boil water advisory for St. Bernard Parish residents from Saro Lane South to the Plaquemines Parish line was issued Thursday morning, parish officials said.

The water was turned off at 9 a.m. and will remain off “for several hours” while repairs are made, according to a news release.

When the water is turned back on, residents should continue to boil water before consuming or cooking until further notice.

Residents with questions should call (504) 271-1681.