Breaking news Raleigh County Boil Water Advisory in effect as of 9:00 am this morning. This is a widespread boil water alert for a two county area. Why is there a Boil Water Advisory in these 2 counties in West Virginia? Everyday drinking water supplies are contaminated, sometimes it is due to mother nature such as foods, earthquakes, hurricanes and other times it is just a man made problem. Today is was a rupture in the main water line. That is why 500 customers must boil there water. Here is the offical advisory:
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- West Virginia American Water has issued a boil-water advisory for the Tornado area and the Raleigh County Public Service District has issued advisories for some of its customers. Included in the advisory are: West Virginia American Water has issued a boil-water advisory for about 500 customers in the Tornado area. The advisory includes Coal River Road -- from Box 641 or Browns Creek Road to the Lincoln County line, Browns Creek Road -- from Adkins Fork Road to Coal River Road, Angel Fork Road, Woods Drive, Bryants Branch Road, Rock Camp Road, Gore Addition Road, Falls Creek Road, Glenwood Lane, Riverview Drive, Bel Aire Drive, Pinehurst Drive, Fawn Lane, Morning Glory Lane, Mountain View Drive and Yoder Lane. The advisory follows a water main break. The Raleigh County Public Service District has issued a boil-water advisory for customers on Independence Road as well as the entire Arnett Water System. Customers in those areas should boil their water for at least one full minute prior to use until further notice.