People in Picture Butte are being told to boil their water.

The advisory from Alberta Health Services comes after a water main break in the town roughly 25 kilometres north of Lethbridge.

Residents should bring their water to a rapid, rolling boil for at least a minute before consuming it.

Water used for bathing or washing clothes does not need to be boiled.

The advisory is in effect until further notice. 

For more information check the town's website.