La Marque residents asked to boil water after order issued

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LA MARQUE, Texas - A boil order was issued Wednesday for La Marque residents. 

Officials said water used for drinking, cooking and making ice should be boiled and cooled prior to use. 

The water should first reach a vigorous, rolling boil for two minutes to ensure all harmful bacteria and microbes are destroyed. 

A spokesperson for the city of La Marque said bottled water may be purchased in lieu of boiling.

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