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Boil Water Advisories Issued For Several Thousand Water Customers In Boone County

Reported: Mar. 12, 2014 2:24 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Jeff Morris) -- West Virginia American Water issued precautionary boil water advisories Wednesday for several thousand customers in Boone County.

The advisory was issued for about 1,000 customers in the communities of Van, Uneeda, Bandytown and Twilight in Boone County, according to a news release from the water company.
The affected area includes Route 85 from Jarrells Branch in Uneeda to Casey Branch Road in Bob White, Elizabeth Street, Griffiths Branch Road, Brock Drive, Middle Avenue, Wahanda Lane, Trace Fork, Jacks Branch/Bull Run, Lick Creek Branch, Gordon Road from Van to Buckeye Camp Road, Estep Lane, Twilight Road, Van High School Road, Myer Street, Cain Street and Austin Lane.

The advisory was issued following a water main break, which drained a water storage tank. West Virginia American Water crews have repaired the break and are working to restore service as quickly as possible.

Meanwhile, the water company also has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for about 1,000 customers in the Danville area.

The affected area includes Route 85/Smoot Avenue from Route 119 to (but not including) McDonald's, Price Branch Road from Smoot Avenue to Thurman Street , Hopkins Avenue, Park Avenue, Phipps Avenue, 1st Street, 2nd Street, 3rd Street, 4th Street, 5th Street, Marshall Avenue and Lick Creek Road, and any customers off of Rt. 17 who have experienced low or no water pressure within the past 24 hours.

The advisory was issued following a water main break, which West Virginia American Water crews have repaired.

Affected customers should boil their water before consumption until further notice.



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