FAYETTE COUNTY WATER New River Water Plant In Fayette County Has Partial Power Restoration
Reported by: Teresa Higginbotham
Web Producer: Teresa Higginbotham
Also Contributing: Laura Jordan
Reported: Jul. 4, 2012 12:51 PM EDT
Updated: Jul. 4, 2012 1:05 PM EDT
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, West Virginia
Power was partially restored at the New River water plant around midnight.
The water company says the plant has been running on generators since Friday.
Full power was restored around 7 a.m. and the plant is back up and running.
Fayette County customers should see their water pressure return to normal sometime today, July 4, 2012.
The plant has some boosters and tanks running on generator power, and our crews will continue moving generators around to maintain tank levels until full power is restored throughout the system.
West Virginia American Water has filling stations at the following
locations. Customers must bring their own containers to fill.
Oak Hill - West Virginia American Water's Oak Hill Operations Center,
located at 129 Highland Ave in Oak Hill (near Plateau Medical
Center). Customer can fill containers at the office outdoor faucet.
Salem-Gatewood - Old Salem-Gatewood PSD office on Gatewood Road in
Salem-Gatewood. The filling station is a portable water tanker.
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