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Residents in the small Morgan County town of Mountain Green are being advised to boil their drinking water after someone broke into a water storage tank.

MOUNTAIN GREEN, Morgan County — Residents in the small Morgan County town of Mountain Green are being advised to boil their drinking water after someone broke into a water storage tank.

Cottonwood Water Mutual Co. distributed notices warning customers that sometime between Feb. 6 and this Monday, "someone broke and removed the lock securing one of our lower storage tank access lids."

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The company noticed the security breach on Monday and contacted the state Division of Drinking Water, according to the notice.

Ryan Dearing, with Utah Division of Drinking Water, confirmed the information in the advisory and said officials hope to receive water testing results by Tuesday.

Cottonwood Water Mutual Co. cautions people in the town that until testing results are confirmed on Wednesday, they should boil their drinking water for one minute before using it.

According to the notice, bottled water is also available at the water office, 4000 W. Old Highway Road in Mountain Green.