Water Main Repair Work Could Cause Discolored Water in Kanawha, Putnam – WSAZ
May 28, 2015 - Essential Water
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) — People who live in Kanawha and Putnam counties who are business of West Virginia American Water’s Kanawha Valley H2O complement are being asked to extent non-essential H2O use as a precaution.
According to a news release, West Virginia American Water is creation repairs to a 36-inch H2O delivery categorical this week during a intersection of Florida Street and 3rd Avenue on Charleston’s west side. That’s a intersection that was sealed on May 18 after a sinkhole was reported following a H2O leak.
The influenced delivery categorical helps supply H2O to a vast area of business in Kanawha and Putnam counties on both sides of a Kanawha River west of Patrick Street, including a Patrick Street Plaza area of West Charleston, North Charleston, South Charleston, Dunbar, Institute, Nitro, St. Albans, Tornado, Cross Lanes, Poca, Bancroft, Winfield, Eleanor, Frazier’s Bottom and Buffalo.
Customers in these areas might knowledge discolored H2O due to changes in H2O flows during repairs. As a precaution, business are asked to extent non-essential H2O use from noon Thursday to noon Friday to assuage direct on a system.
Crews will be behaving credentials work Wednesday and creation a correct overnight Thursday night while patron direct is low, according to a news release.
A orator with WVAW says with a difference of some removed areas of discolored water, business are not approaching to be impacted by this work.
The trickle nearby Florida Street was identified by a company’s new Mi.Echo continual trickle showing monitoring record recently commissioned along a 10-mile widen of a Kanawha River in Charleston, Kanawha City, South Charleston and Dunbar, according to a news release. This plan was a largest focus of a Mi.Echo record in North America to date.
Since a complement was installed, West Virginia American Water has identified approximately 40 opposite trickle noises in system. The commentary have ranged from this vast delivery categorical trickle to smaller issues of damaged meters and use line leaks, according to a news release.
WVAW will have a sinkhole remade after a delivery categorical is repaired.