UPDATE: 5/10/23 9:15 P.M.: Both campuses in Basile (W. W. Stewart Elementary and Basile High) will be open Thursday (5-11-2023) for normal school operations.

School Superintendent Darwan Lazard said the water pressure has returned to its regular level at both schools.

BASILE, La. (KLFY) – Water issues force two Evangeline Parish schools to close for the day.

According to Evangeline Parish Superintendent Darwan Lazard, Basile High and W.W. Stewart Elementary will be closed on Wednesday. There are issues at the Bayou Descannes Water System that need to be addressed. This will not affect any other Evangeline Parish school.

Superintendent Lazard anticipates normal operations at the two school will resume on Thursday, May 11.