If you live east of the Muskingum River, you likely woke-up to little or no water service Friday morning.
Muskingum County Water Department Manager Don Madden said shortly before 5 a.m. residents began reporting low water pressure. Just after sunrise a 12-inch water main break was located near the Airport Industrial Park. Madden said the line effects a large number of east Muskingum County residents.
"With most breaks it's a situation where it won't be on a line,...
The City of Zanesville Water Department is currently working to repair ten-inch water main that broke Wednesday morning at Hall Avenue and Malinda Street.
The break to a 10 inch line took place sometime between 6:00-6:30 and has closed Hall Avenue from Underwood to Gattrell Street. Water Department Superintendent Paul Mills said that the break should take two-three hours to repair.
"I'm glad it's the 10 inch instead of the 20 inch valve," said Mills. "A couple...
The Zanesville City Water Maintenance Department is ready to handle water main breaks that are bound to happen this winter season.
Water main breaks are becoming more and more common in Zanesville and with the winter season in full force, along with old infrastructure, Public Service Director Mike Sims says there is no way to stop the inevitable.
"We totaled, as we are looking at our end of the year reports from each division, we had 240 water breaks this year that we...
A water main break closes a stretch of roadway in Zanesville for the weekend.
The break occured late yesterday afternoon off of Pine street between Muskingum and West Main. The force of the 8 inch pipe underground burst into the side of a sewer manhole. Zanesville City Public Service Director Mike Sims says while only two homes were affected, the water lost is quite substantial.
"In the duration of that in just a matter of a few hours, we lost 400 to 500 thousand gallons of...
A water main break is causing problems for motorists and residents in the Pine Street area, Friday morning. Officials at the City of Zanesville water treatment plant say Pine Street is closed from West Main Street to Muskingum Avenue due to the break. Crews are currently working to repair the pipe. Officials say this closure could last a few days.
A water main break on State Route 22 in South Zanesville adds to an extensive list of breaks within the past month. It's making more work for the water department which already has their hands full with other projects.
The eight-inch break occurred across from the Sheetz in South Zanesville around 2 p.m. Only one customer lost water, but traffic was backed up. Water superintendent, Paul Mills says that the list of breaks continues to grow.
The Muskingum County Water Department has issued a boil advisory for some of its customers. Officials say a water main break occurred on Dale Road. Now, a boil advisory remains in effect for Dale Road and the West end of Grove Road and East Military Road. Customers should check for discoloration before doing laundry. The boil advisory remains in effect until further notice.