Some Putnam County residents under boil-water advisory
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- West Virginia American Water has issued a boil-water advisory for approximately 2,000 residential customers in the Northern Putnam County areas of Putnam Union and Derricks Creek Ridge, including Confidence Elementary.
The specific streets included are: W.Va. 34 from Lime Kiln Road in Winfield to Fishers Fork Road in Liberty, Young Road, Wilkie Road, Grandview Ridge Road, Steel Ridge Road, Antioch Road, Scott Ridge Road, Low Gap Road, Williams Road, Manilla Creek Road from W.Va. 34 to Amherst/Plymouth Wildlife Management Area, Bowles Ridge Road, Mount Etna Road, Crooked Ridge Road, Derricks Creek Road from W.Va. 34 to Box 16991 and Fishers Fork Road. The advisory was issued after extensive flushing in the area caused a water storage tank to drain.
Customers in those areas are urged to boil their water for at least one full minute prior to use until further notice.