Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Still Effective for Blocks of Downtown Huntington

Edited from a Press Release

Following a water main break near Marshall University, WV American Water  issued a precautionary boil water advisory. Water on campus has been restored, but as of 8 a.m. Jan.

17, the boil water advisory is still effective, according to the WVAW website.

West Virginia American Water has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for customers in the following areas of Huntington:
· Fifth Avenue from Hal Greer Boulevard to 18th Street
· Elm Street from Fifth Avenue to Sixth Avenue
· John Marshall Drive from Fifth Avenue to Sixth Avenue
· 17th Street from Fifth Avenue to Sixth Avenue

The advisory follows a water main break, which West Virginia American Water crews are working to repair. Customers will be alerted through the media.

Once service is restored, affected customers should boil their water before
consumption until further notice. Boiling kills bacteria and other
organisms that may be present in the water. Customers are asked to bring
water used for drinking, cooking, bathing, showering and brushing teeth to
a full boil for a minimum of one minute, then cool before use.
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