Water Main Break Affecting Some Charleston Residents; Boil Advisory for Nearly 700 Homes

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

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A water main break Friday night is affecting some residents in Charleston, and service may not be restored until early Saturday morning, according to information from Metro 911.

People who live in the Oakridge Drive area, including Bakers Fork Road and surrounding streets, are affected.

According to West Virginia American Water, nearly 700 customers are affected and are under a boil water advisory.

The boil water advisory exists for customers on the following streets: Oakridge Road, Bona Vista, Ellette Place, Woodbridge Drive, Francis Drive, Ariel Heights, Barclay Drive, Hunting Hills Drive, McDavid Lane, Dennison Drive, Wertz Ave from Oakridge Road to Dennison Drive, Bench Way, Hess Drive, Serene Drive, Breezy Drive, Martha Blvd, and Hospice House.

Included in the boil water advisory are the Charleston Job Corp and Hubbard Hospice House.

As of 10 p.m. Friday, crews say it could be another five or six hours before water is restored in that area.

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