Water Use Ban Lifted For Kanawha and Putnam Counties

Nearly 48,000 West Virginia American Water customers, or roughly half of the customers affected by the recent chemical spill have been lifted from the do not use order. That came late Tuesday after the ban was lifted for areas in Kanawha and Putnam counties, including parts of Dunbar, Nitro, Poca, Bancroft, Winfield, Buffalo and Staves Branch. The online map shows exactly the areas that can begin flushing. A temporary local 24/7 hotline has been established at 855-390-4569 for additional clarification. For more, go to www.wsaz.com.