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Boil water advisory issued in Jewell Ridge area


JEWELL RIDGE -- The Tazewell County Public Service Authority is notifying the residents of the Jewell Ridge Community and surrounding area that the Buchanan County PSA is experiencing problems in their water distribution system.

Subsequently, BCPSA's water storage tank at Jewell Ridge is empty. The TCPSA is in contact with the BCPSA in regard to when pumping water to Jewell Ridge will resume. As of this notice, the TCPSA has not been told when this will occur.

A "Boil Water Advisory Notice" is in effect for the PSA's Jewell Ridge and surrounding area water works until further notice.

While the advisory is in effect, consumers are advised to boil their drinking water (a full rolling boil) for at least one minute prior to drinking, using for cooking or hygienic purposes such as hand washing, bathing or brushing teeth.

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