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Boil Water Advisory Issued For Sissonville Area Customers

Reported: Jan. 15, 2014 9:35 PM EST
Updated: Jan. 15, 2014 9:41 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Heath Harrison) -- Extensive flushing caused a water storage tank to drain and led West Virginia American Water to issue a boil water advisory Wednesday for some customers in the Sissonville area.

According to a news release, the advisory affects approximately 1000 customers in the Edens Fork and Tuppers Creek area near Sissonville. The specific streets included are Holmes Hollow Road, Kanawha Two Mile from Holmes Hollow to the end of the line, Copen Branch, Bald Knob Drive, Five Mile Road from Ravenall Road to Tate Hollow Road, Rosewood Way, Meyers Lane, Odessey Way, Little Debbie Lane, Gaiena Road, Centennial Drive, Silas Drive, Clara Drive, Applehill Lane, Tate Hollow Road, Turkey Pen Branch, Legg Fork from Sigman Fork to the end of the line, Ashville Lane and Hughart Drive.

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 and brushing teeth to a full boil for a minimum of one minute, then cool before use.

The advisory remains in effect until further notice.



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