Utility board issue boil-water advisory

PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Utility Board Friday afternoon issued a boil-water notice after a break caused reduced water pressure on Emerson Avenue and the potential for contamination, the board said.

The areas affected are Emerson Avenue north of Stella Street to 5106 Emerson Ave. and Paddock Green Drive.

The board is recommending water be boiled and cooled before consumption or use, or use bottled water.

A water main line break occurred on Emerson off Stella, the board said. Crews are making repairs and lines will be thoroughly flushed.

Samples will be collected for testing. The advisory will be lifted when results show there is no concern, the board said.


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