BLUE MOUND (CBSDFW.COM) – Residents will need to continue to boil their water while the city awaits lab results on samples from a recently repaired water well.

Southwest Water Company Communications Manager Janice Hayes said results have been sent and should be back by Friday.

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“Repairs to the damaged well are now complete. Water samples have been submitted to an independent lab for analysis,” said Hayes.

Blue Mound remains under a boil ban until then. Residents must boil their water. Hays said people should boil water for at least two minutes before using it.

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Mayor Alan Hooks says the ban has had a negative effect on business in the city.

“All my restaurants in this area have been closed until the order has been released,” said Hooks.

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Meanwhile, stage four drought restrictions are also in effect. Outdoor watering is not allowed.