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Water Distribution Sites to Open Friday

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Water distribution centers will open Friday to help people who are unable to use their water.

Parts of nine counties are under a state of emergency after a chemical leak in Charleston. This included a water ban for thousands of people.

Below is a list of distribution centers:

Putnam County
Chapman Funeral Home in Hurricane
Bring your own container

Good Shepherd Baptist Church
Tiger Lane, Scott Depot
Bring your own containers

Hurricane Fire Department and Walmart
8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
free water up to 20 gallons per person

Teays Valley Christian School
Bring your own containers

Teays Valley Church of Nazarene
Bring your own containers

Tri-County YMCA
Opening for showers and drinking water distribution
Bring your own containers

Lincoln County
Duval, Hamlin fire departments

Kanawha County
Aldersgate United Methodist Church
Sissonville
Bring your own container

Cedar Grove VFD
Bring your own container

Eastbank Fire Department
2507 1st Avenue in Eastbank
Bring your own container

Elkview Crossing Mall
A water tanker has been set up
Bring your own container

Gestamp Plant
MacCorkle Avenue in South Charleston
Bring your own container

Glasgow Fire Department

Handley City Hall
Bring your own container

Pinch VFD site for agriculture and livestock needs
Old Clendenin Lumber Yard also known as Blue Creek Boat Launch
Bring your own container

Riverside High School

West Virginia State University
Open until 6 p.m.
Bring your own container

WVDOH Offices in St. Albans
McCorkle Avenue and Walnut Street
Bring your own container

Boone County
Madison Volunteer Fire Department and nearby maintenance garage at 36 Avenue B; also at Wharton-Barrett, Whitesville and Morrisvale volunteer fire departments.

Cabell County
Culloden VFD
3rd Street
Handing out free bottled water and filling containers - bring your own container

True Blue Salon, Karma Salon and Apex Salon in Culloden
Offering free shampoo service and water
Bring your own jug

Huntington Mall
Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 1pm-6pm
Outside of mall between Elder-Beerman and JC Penney

Milton Water Plant
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Bring your own container

Roane County
City of Spencer
Behind Municipal Building

Currently Kanawha County just has water buffalos and water tanks available.

They are currently working to get bottled water to place throughout the county.

Elderly and disabled can call the Emergency Management Center and the situation will be evaluated if water can be brought to your home. You can reach emergency officials at 304-746-8828.

Law enforcement will be at the distribution sites to regulate how much people can take from each of the water sites.

The state of emergency includes West Virginia American Water customers in parts of Kanawha, Cabell, Boone, Putnam, Lincoln, Logan, Clay, Roane and Jackson counties. West Virginia American Water says Culloden water customers are the only ones in Cabell County affected by the water ban. No other Cabell County customers are affected.

West Virginia American Water says customers on Queen Shoals PSD, Lincoln PSD, City of Culloden PSD and Reamer Hill are also impacted by the advisory.

WVAW customers are told not to use tap water for drinking, cooking, washing, or bathing.


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