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