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UPDATE: Water Outage Reported in Ashland; Boil Advisory

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 4:00PM

Ashland Water Plant officials teill WSAZ.com that the leak has been repaired, and they are gradually restoring water pressure across the city.

As a result, they say a boil water advisory is in effect for all of Ashland, including Westwood.

They say this should last for several days

ORIGINAL STORY:
ASHLAND, KY (WSAZ) -- Several thousand people in the Ashland area have no or little water Tuesday morning.

A Water Department spokesperson tells WSAZ.com that a bypass valve broke in 39-hundred block of Winchester Avenue. This is also US 23.

Customers in the immediate area of the break have no water.

Crews have also been forced to reduce water pressure in other parts of the city so the repairs can be made.

They hope to have the pressure restored by early afternoon.

Traffic is be rerouted in the area of the break

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for updated information.


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