Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Boone Residents Told Not to Use Water

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Boone Residents Told Not to Use Water

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More than 300 West Virginia American Water customers in Boone County have been told not to use their water, for any purpose, after a contaminant backed up into the local water supply. The Do Not Use advisory is expected to remain in effect at least through early this morning, when a situation update will be provided to customers.

The water company said it thinks the problem was caused by a toilet cleaner used in a local church's bathroom that back-flowed into the area's potable water distribution system, according to a news release.

The customers affected are in the Camp Creek and Julian areas, including those on Camp Creek Road, Julian Road, Little Horse Creek, Horse Creek Road, White Road, Betsy Lane, Ferrell Drive, Miller Road, Nancy Dolin Road, Herman Dolin Hollow Road, White Buck Road, Calvin Smith Road, Big Pinnacle Bridge Road, Wash Bridge Road and customers along U. …

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