UPDATE: Boone Co. ‘Do Not Use’ water advisory lifted; Boil water advisory in effect
UPDATE: Boone Co. ‘Do Not Use’ water advisory lifted; Boil water advisory in effect.
UPDATE 2/18/17 @ 3:39 p.m. BOONE COUNTY, W. Va. (WSAZ) — The "Do Not Use" water notice has been lifted for West Virginia American Water customers in the Camp Creek and Julian communities.
WVAW says they have flushed the area, collected multiple samples for testing and all of those samples show no signs of an outside contaminant in the system.
The release says affected customers may resume using their water, but should boil it until further notice.
UPDATE 2/17/17 @ 11:10 p.m. BOONE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) — William Sutphin says his normal Friday went down the drain when he flushed some funky water down his.
"It was blue," Sutphin said.
Not long later, a "Do Not Use" water advisory was issued for the Camp Creek and Julian areas.
According to a release, the event is in the communities of Camp Creek and Julian.
A backflow event has occurred in the area suspected to be from blue toilet bowl cleaner from a bathroom that back flowed into the the local water distribution system.
According to release, it is not safe to use the water for any purpose.