UPDATE: Campton water plant stabilizing, residents advised to keep conserving

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UPDATE POSTED JULY 28, 2021 AT 7:11 P.M.

CAMPTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The raw intake pump that caused issues for Campton’s water supply has been replaced and is back in operation.

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An update on the City of Campton Waterworks Facebook page said the plant will be stabilizing and back to producing water soon, meaning tanks will refill slowly throughout the day.

The public is still advised to conserve water until the tanks are back to acceptable capacity.

ORIGINAL STORY POSTED JULY 28, 2021 AT 2:22 P.M.

CAMPTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The City of Campton is under a boil water advisory following an issue at the water treatment plant.

According to a post on the City of Campton Waterworks Facebook page, a failure with the raw water pumps at the lake has caused the plant to be unable to produce and pump water.

This means that water stored throughout the distribution system could be depleted. No water or low pressure is anticipated to affect residents across the county.

The city’s waterworks page urges customers to conserve as much as possible due to repairs possibly lasting until later this evening.

A boil water advisory was put into place until further notice.