UPDATE: Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Customers in Putnam County

By: WSAZ News Staff
By: WSAZ News Staff

UPDATE 10/8/12 @ 1:20 p.m.
PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A boil water advisory for 300 West Virginia American Water customers in Putnam County has been lifted.

The advisory was issued Sunday for customers in Red House and Putnam Union after a water main break.

The affected customers were at sections of Rt. 34, Grandview Ridge
Road, Lone Oak Road, Wilkie Road and Antioch Road.

The line has been fixed and tests confirmed that water quality meets drinking standards.

PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A water main break on Lone Oak Road has caused West Virginia Water to issue a precautionary boil water advisory in the Red House and Putnam Union areas of Putnam County.

Officials say this also includes Route 34 from Round Knob Road to Confidence Elementary School, Grandview Ridge Road from Route 34 to Steele Ridge Road, Lone Oak Road, Wilkie Road, and Antioch Road.

Once restored, customers should boil their water a full minute before drinking, cooking, bathing, showering and brushing teeth until further notice.

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