EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSBulk Water Distribution Announced For Friday
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Reported: Feb. 10, 2014 3:00 PM EST
Updated: Feb. 14, 2014 2:28 PM EST
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Jeff Morris) – Bulk water distribution sites operating in multiple counties have been announced for Friday by the West Virginia National Guard and West Virginia American Water. No bottled water sites remain.
Big Lots, Hills Plaza, Charleston
Clendenin Post Office
Cross Lanes, Big Sandy
Crossroads Mall, Elkview
Nitro Public Works
St. Albans Fire Department
St. Albans Municipal Water
Lot Across From Clendenin Post Office
Boone Co Maintenance Garage
Milton Water Plant
Putnam County Courthouse
Route 34/Grandview VFD
Captain D's in Teays Valley
Church of Nazarene
Good Shepherd Baptist Church
John Henson Center
Kroger in Teays Valley
Putnam Co Courthouse
PSD Treatment Plant
Teays Valley Christian School
Teays Valley VFD
Winfield Community Church
As has been the case, the tankers/buffaloes will be brought indoors at about 5 p.m. each day for storage when temperatures are below freezing. They will be redistributed each morning as weather conditions permit. The impending weather may cause the water company to cease bulk water distribution Saturday.
*NOTE: Lincoln and Logan counties have no remaining water distribution points. Lincoln County Emergency Operations Center is hopeful for a shipment of bottled water from a church within the next three days.
These locations are updated throughout the day on the Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's website here
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Jeff Morris) -- There will be no bulk water distribution in Kanawha County Thursday due to the extreme weather conditions, Kanawha County Manager Jennifer Sayre said.
Numerous accidents were reported in Kanawha County due to the snow-covered, slippery roadways. Deputies were warning people to stay off the roadways.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Bethany Simmons) -- Kanawha County has announced water distribution sites for Tuesday through Friday.
Bulk water distribution will be set up at the following locations:
Bulk Water-Bring Your Own Containers
Crossing Mall – Elkview
Walmart Parking Lot – Quincy
Shawnee Park – Institute (No tanker Tuesday)
Old Big Sandy Parking Lot – Cross Lanes
Big Lots Parking Lot –Patrick Street – Charleston
Bulk water tankers and buffaloes will remain at these locations daily until 5 p.m., due to temperatures that are expected to drop below freezing nightly, Kanawha County Manager Jennifer Sayre said.
Bulk water will also be available at Shawnee Park in Institute Wednesday through Friday. A mechanical problem with the tanker has to be repaired then filled in Huntington redeployed on Wednesday, Sayre said.
The bulk tankers and buffaloes are provided by West Virginia American Water and are being filled in Montgomery and Huntington.
If temperatures are below freezing in the morning hours, it is possible that the water tankers and buffaloes will be delayed.
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