UPDATE: Boil order issued in Central Shoshone County Water District as crews continue repairs on water main
UPDATE: Boil order issued in Central Shoshone County Water District as crews continue repairs on water main.
“Central Shoshone County Water District is under a drinking water advisory until further notice following depressurization of the water system caused by a water main break.
The advisory will remain in effect until further notice."
KHQ spoke to the Panhandle Health District and asked them when water service would be restored to the area.
Additional information on operating a food establishment during a boil water advisory can be found here.
UPDATE: Thursday 10:45 a.m. Officials say residents from Osburn to Kellogg woke up Thursday morning without water, but they are hoping to have service restored by mid-afternoon.
Since the water main break on Wednesday, crews have been working nonstop and are making significant progress.
Previous Coverage: A massive water main break in Pinehurst, Idaho is putting hundreds of people at risk and about to be out of water.
Firefighters tell us they are worried all the towns south of Kellogg, all the way to Osburn will be out of water by 7am Thursday.
This not only means homes will be out of water for drinking and showering, but fire hydrants will also be dry.