DELBARTON, W.Va. – Despite a water line break and a boil water advisory issued for several areas throughout Mingo County, area schools were on a regular schedule Monday morning.
Mingo County Schools Interim Superintendent Donald Spence explained that bottled water was being provided at schools affected by the boil water advisories. Bottled water will continue to be provided at the schools until the boil water advisory has been lifted.
Over the weekend, the Mingo County Public Service District (PSD) issued a boil water advisory for several areas throughout Mingo County.
The boil water advisory was issued Saturday morning following a water line break. The impacted areas originally included Delbarton, Ragland, to the top of Horsepen Mountain and Ben Creek.
On Sunday, additional areas were added to the boil water advisory. The additional areas now under advisory include Lenore, Trace Fork, Belo, and areas surrounding Dingess and Jennies Creek.
The boil water advisory for all impacted areas will remain in effect until further notice.
(Courtney Harrison is a news reporter for the Williamson Daily News. She can be contacted at [email protected] or at 304-235-4242 ext. 2279.)