Stories tagged with: Water

May 22, 2014 - 6:03pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

An educational class was held on Thursday at the health department to teach local water departments how to properly test a special water safety device.

Back flow is the reversal of water flow in piping and without the installation of prevention devices, dangerous chemicals and substances could potentially get into the city's water supply. Experts use a chemical plant as an example.

"If you have like a chemical plant or something and they had something happening in their...

January 8, 2014 - 3:43pm
1 year 29 weeks ago

Officials from the Dresden Water Department say that they are experiencing a severe water leak. The department says that  will affect water pressure and water loss for area residence . Officials say once the leak is contained the city will be under a water boil alert until further notice.

March 27, 2011 - 3:25pm
4 years 18 weeks ago

Due to a water main break, a boil advisory has been issued for the Crooksville School System. An official from the water plant says it should be lifted within the next few days.

February 15, 2011 - 4:08pm
4 years 24 weeks ago

A boil alert is still in affect for South Zanesville residents.

The village's water plant had to be temporarily shut down due to a blockage created from excess iron build-up. Mayor Dick Guss said they have been operating the same way for years, and isn't sure why the issue developed.

"It just kind of came on us all at once, we've been having little problems due to some leaks and stuff getting below levels in our tanks and then this blockage cut our capabilities of...

September 13, 2010 - 1:01pm
4 years 46 weeks ago

Some Muskingum County Residents will be without water Tuesday due to a water valve replacement project.

The Muskingum County Water Department says work will begin at 9 a.m until the job is completed.

The following areas will be affected: Grove Road going east to Dale Road, all of Garden Road, all of Dale Road, Field Drive and East Military Road.

Officials say a boil advisory will be in effect once water is restored.

Customers should check for discoloration before...

August 30, 2010 - 1:13pm
4 years 48 weeks ago

The Zanesville Water Department announces that crews will be replacing a water valve on Tuesday that will leave some residents without water.

The work will take place at the intersection of Superior Street and Seborn Avenue from 7:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

The following streets will be without water during this time:

  • Superior Street from Pershing Road to Seborn Avenue
  •  ...
August 24, 2010 - 12:53pm
4 years 49 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Water Department has announced some of its customers will be without water Thursday.

Officials say starting at 9 a.m., the water will be shut off for a tie-in project between the corner of Dresden Road and My Drive to the corner of Dresden Road and Erin's Place.

This includes Erin's Place, Eric Adam, Frame Road, My Drive and Dresden Road between My Drive and Erin's Place.

Water will be restored once the work is completed.

A boil advisory will be...

August 22, 2010 - 9:03pm
4 years 49 weeks ago

While a toxic advisory remains in place for Blue Rock State Park, it's hoping people will still come and use its hiking trails and campgrounds.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says the state park's store is receiving water from outside sources. It also says that water fountains and the campground's shower house have been re-opened.

The state park's water treatment station did close after unidentified blue-green algae was discovered in the lake. Park rangers are still...

July 5, 2010 - 4:22pm
5 years 4 weeks ago

They don't call them lazy summer days for nothing.

In the heat of the Summer it seems like people gravitate to the water and today was no different at Putnam Landing Park. Eight-year-old Macy Wilson was spending her time in the shade.

"It's a hot day, we were relaxing," says Wilson.

Scott Nichols and his family were on their way home from visiting family members over the holiday. They stumbled across the park and thought it looked like a good place to stay cool....

July 5, 2010 - 9:20am
5 years 4 weeks ago

The Roseville Water Department is working to repair three major water main breaks in the Village.

Some residents may have no water or low water pressure at this time.

Crews are working to repair the problem.

Officials are asking residents to refrain from doing laundry or washing cars until the breaks are fixed.

Once water is restored, residents will need to boil their water until further notice.

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