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...
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.
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...