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Bulk Water Distribution Resuming In Kanawha Co. Friday Morning

Reported: Jan. 17, 2014 8:31 AM EST
Updated: Jan. 17, 2014 10:45 AM EST
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CHARLESTON, W.Va.(Jeff Morris)-- Bulk water distribution sites will reopen Friday morning in Kanawha County after officials said they had been assured by West Virginia American Water that the tankers were filled at the Montgomery Water Plant.

Kanawha County and city of Charleston emergency officials met Friday morning to review the need for reopening bulk water sites along with the bottled water sites, according to a news release from County Manager Jennifer Sayre.

Officials contacted a water company representative and were assured that the West Virginia American Water tankers that are being delivered to Clendenin, Crossings Mall and Riverside High School were filled Friday night at the Montgomery Water Plant. Sayre said the water company official further assured the county that when the tankers had been filled at the Charleston plant, the MCHM levels were at 0 parts per million at the Charleston location.

Water buffaloes had previously been emptied after people at the distribution sites complained that they had a strong chemical odor.

Bottled Water Distribution Locations

Belle VFD
Clendenin VFD
Crossings Mall, Elkview
Glasgow VFD
Malden VFD
Marmet Recreation Center
Nitro Police Department



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