UPDATE: Boil Water Advisory Lifted after Water Main Break in Huntington

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

UPDATE 7/24/13
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A boil water advisory has been lifted for customers in Huntington.

West Virginia American Water put the advisory into place on Monday after a water main break at the corner of 5th Avenue and 1st Street.

The company says about 75 customers were affected, but testing shows the water quality now meets drinking standards.



ORIGINAL STORY 7/22/13 @ 10:48 a.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Crews are on the scene trying to repair a water main break in Huntington.

The break happened at the corner of 5th Avenue and 1st Street around 5:30 Monday morning.

West Virginia America Water has crews on the scene trying to repair the 12-inch line involved in the break.

The repair will affect the following areas:
1st Street from Virginia Street to 7th Avenue
5th Avenue from 1st Street to 4th Street
2nd Street from 4th Avenue to 7th Avenue
6th Avenue from 1st Street to 4th Street
7th Avenue from 1st Street to 5th Street

Customers in these areas are currently under a precautionary boil water advisory. About 75 customers are affected.

Laura Jordan with West Virginia American Water says the water will be off for four to 12 hours to repair the main break.

McDonald's and Marco's Pizza at 5th Avenue and 1st Street are closed because of the break.

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