Franklin County water woes to continue into Wednesday

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HENDERSON, N.C. (WNCN) — A boil water advisory will be in place until at least Wednesday morning for Oxford, Henderson and Franklin County, officials said.
On Monday afternoon, the Kerr Lake Plant went down, with Henderson officials adding the pumps were the source of the problem.
Water supplies are back up which has eased calls for conservation restrictions but the boil advisories remain in effect until likely Wednesday morning.
Some Granville County Schools have been impacted by the boil advisory.
Schools will follow their regularly-scheduled school days, but because of the advisory, bottled water and hand sanitizer will be made available to all students and staff, and packed breakfasts and lunches will be served as well.
Vance County Schools said that several schools in the county are on City of Henderson water and that maintenance and cafeteria staff have taken precautions to ensure that they’re only using bottled water.
That’s a big problem when it comes to the restaurant business.
So, I’ll be glad when that comes back into play and we can use running water,” said Marcus Wright, owner and general manager of the Golden Skillet in Henderson.
The Kerr Lake Regional Water System is a public water system serving portions of Vance, Granville, Warren and Franklin counties.

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