Bay County under local state of emergency, water restrictions for residents
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:06:55 GMT —
Bay County has declared a local state of emergency due to a water main break over the weekend..
fficials reported a leak Saturday night, saying the water treatment plant showed a high demand.
Workers are still trying to figure out what the problem is.
ay County water system has lost nearly 12 million gallons of water over the weekend.
he system is currently running off of reserve tanks.
he local state of emergency will remain in effect until the leak has been found, and the "water use emergency" lifted.
eighbors can only use water for cooking, drinking and personal hygiene.
he next step for Bay County is continuous monitoring to make sure Bay County residents remain safe..
ere are a few communities that are not affected by this ban
The city of Auburn, Village of Linwood, and Frankenlust Township west of I-75.
For official information in regard to the water main break and state of emergency CLICK HERE