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      Bay County under local state of emergency, water restrictions for residents

      Bay County has declared a local state of emergency due to a water main break over the weekend..


      O
      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.


      The B
      ay County water system has lost nearly 12 million gallons of water over the weekend.


      T
      he system is currently running off of reserve tanks.


      T
      he local state of emergency will remain in effect until the leak has been found, and the "water use emergency" lifted.


      N
      eighbors can only use water for cooking, drinking and personal hygiene.


      T
      he next step for Bay County is continuous monitoring to make sure Bay County residents remain safe..


      H
      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

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