UPDATE: Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Ironton

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

UPDATE: Thursday
IRONTON, Ohio (WSAZ) -- The city of Ironton announced Thursday morning that the boil water advisory for the area has been lifted.

UPDATE: Tuesday at 10:50 p.m.
IRONTON, Ohio (WSAZ) -- The Water Treatment Plant in Ironton has issued a boil water advisory for the entire city.

In a press release they are asking water customers to “boil water vigorously” for at least one minute. The advisory is in effect until further notice.

An electrical failure earlier this evening at one of the city’s clear wells caused the city to lose water.

Mayor Rich Blankenship tells WSAZ.com that a water supervisor walked into the treatment plant Tuesday evening and discovered an electrical circuit was turned off.

Blankenship says the city is now looking into why the circuit had been turned off.

Dispatchers tell WSAZ.com that the water went out at about 9:45 p.m.

The city says there is no indication of contamination, but say they have issued the boil water advisory as a precaution.


ORIGINAL STORY Tuesday
IRONTON, Ohio (WSAZ) -- The entire City of Ironton is without water this evening.

Dispatchers tell WSAZ.com that the water went out at about 9:45 p.m. but they do not know why.

City Crews are out trying to determine what is causing the outage.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for more information on this developing story.


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